What will you be doing day to day?
As an Apprentice Nursery practitioner you will have the opportunity to rotate around the nursery rooms and Forest School, gaining hands-on experience in all areas of our nurseries.
This, coupled with your apprentice training in Early Years, will equip you with all the skills, experience and qualification to apply to progress into a qualified educator role with us. This Apprenticeship will either be for a level 2 early years practitioner or level 3 early years educator depending on experience. From there, you can develop your career at N, opting for a managerial route, or pursuing a specialism in an area that excites you.
The role is a full-time position (40h working week, 20% of which is spent on learning).
Day to day you will learn to:
Support your team in the delivery of basic childcare routines
Be responsible for the delivery of our 'learning through play' educational ethos
Innovate with activities and constantly challenging your children's learning and development
Build and maintain excellent relationships with parents
Promote child welfare and ensure safeguarding procedures are followed- Work a flexible shift pattern within the opening hours (7am-7pm)
What can we offer you?
£15,600 annual salary
Funding of your apprenticeship
You'll be part of N Academy which could put you on track for an EY degree once your apprenticeship is complete
Performance related bonus of up to £750 per year (once working within ratio)
Up to 32 days holiday a year (including bank holidays, 1 day off for your birthday and 3 days during Christmas and New Year) to start (rises with length of service)
Free daily lunch and drinks
Personal development fund of £100 per year
Professional development, specialisms, coaching and mentoring through our N Academy
Annual clothing allowance of £100 (no uniform)
Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental leave pay for all team members after 2 years continuous service with N
5 days full sick pay and, depending on individual circumstances, we may offer up to 5 days discretionary leave
Paid training including 2 inset days per year
Childcare discount of 10%, rising to 25% when you become a Nursery Manager
Emergency childcare: 6 back-up childcare days in any of our nurseries
Round the world trip and 2 weeks additional holiday for 5 years service
Refer a friend bonus of £500 (plus other incentives) for existing and ex employees
Amazing wellbeing benefits including one wellbeing week per term, Headspace premium membership, free counselling, 10% ClassPass membership discount, hardship fund
Season pass loan and cycle to work scheme
Job Type: Apprenticeship
Salary: £300.00 per week
Monday to Friday
GCSE or equivalent (preferred)