Apprentice Childcare Practitioner – Cub Wetherby

Cub The Modern Nursery

We are looking for an individual who is keen to start/continue in the childcare sector. Are you interested in looking after children and wish to gain a professional qualification at level 3 additionally gain valuable job experience in a friendly environment? This opportunity is for an individual wishing to progress their career in childcare

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Under supervision, keep records of children’s development and learning journeys
  • Liaise professionally with and support parents and other family members
  • Be able to work well in a team
  • Attend out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evenings, fundraising events etc.
  • To ensure high standards in all aspects of care and development in line with the EYFS for all children attending the nursery
  • To organise resources for activities and experiences in the nursery
  • To assist in enhancing the developmental progress in children
  • To implement the daily routine within the nursery
  • To maintain a high standard of cleanliness and good housekeeping
  • To maintain a thorough knowledge of all the nursery’s policies and procedures; ensuring that they are followed and respected
    Full description will be given at interview.

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Apprenticeship Summary

Closing Date
28th February 2023

Working week

Up to 37.5 hours a week falling between 7.00am and 6.00pm, Monday – Friday. May involve some occasional weekend work. Apprentices who are under 18 will work no longer than 8 hours per day.

Total hours per week: 37.5 hours a week

Annual salary

Expected duration
18 months

Possible start date
1st March 2023

Apprenticeship level
Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

Reference number

3 available

Desired Skills

  • Good language and conversational skills
  • Good written skills
  • Works well in a team and basic computer knowledge

Personal Qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) essential
  • AS Level or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) desirable

Future prospects

Once the successful candidate has completed their childcare qualifications, there will be the opportunity for internal progression within the nursery.

Things to Consider

Shifts will vary in hours up to 10 hours per day if over 18 years of age. This may involve early morning starts and late evening finishes – the role is physically demanding.

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Cub The Modern Nursery



At the Cub we are united by a shared vision of a modern nursery, one that not only provides first class childcare in a contemporary, enabling environment, but also supports and empowers parents through the provision of services and facilities that make every day working life that little bit easier.


Cub Wetherby
Scriftain Lane
Kirk Deighton
LS22 5HG


Training provider

Lynne Green