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Nursery Apprentice – Palm Bay Nursery

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Nursery Apprentice – Palm Bay Nursery

Job Purpose and Accountability

The Apprentice is a key member of the early year’s team responsible for delivering high quality care and learning opportunities for children, based on the needs and interests of those children.

  • Promote the health, safety and wellbeing of the children
  • Support the children’s development, learning and play
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of team work.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Encourage and model appropriate behaviour and expectations
  • Respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality
  • Work with the team to ensure the smooth running of the nursery day
  • Work in partnership with parents.
  • Attend parent events and meetings as required.
  • Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers.
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and that where necessary follow child protection procedures


  • Willingness to undertake formal level 2/3 early years qualification
  • A recognised up to date 12 hour paediatric first aid qualification


  • Able to have empathy and understand what it is like for a child in a nursery setting
  • An understanding of issues regarding confidentiality and its importance in the early years setting.
  • A basic understanding of legislative requirements for working with children
  • Able to self-manage, be flexible and adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things.
  • Be flexible and prepared to help in other areas of the nursery, with domestic duties, or duties which may be reasonably required of you, as identified by the Nursery Manager.
Job Category: Nursery Apprentice
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Palm Bay Nusery

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