£7.00 - £11.50 hourly
  • The Big Top Nursery Ltd
  • Aylesbury, UK
  • 15 Mar, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Would you like to start a career in childcare oe are you due to leave school and thinking about your next steps?

Do you want to make a difference to children’s futures?

Do you enjoy having fun and have a passion for giving children new experiences?

Do you want to be part of a team that gives children the very best start?

Then we want to hear from you.


The Big Top Nursery Waddesdon is looking for an apprentice to join our 2-3 year old room.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be warm, friendly and patient.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and be able to use your own initiative.
  • Support the team with planning and have the confidence to carry out activities with children.
  • A confident communicator.

No previous childcare experience is required but you must be willing to learn as you will be working and completing a qualification at the same time.

You will be working towards either your Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification, attending monthly online sessions with your assessor. You must ensure your deadlines for assignment submissions are met on time. During your apprenticeship you will be supported and guided by the management team and your mentor, while you train and learn on the job.

40 hours a week Monday-Friday working alternating weekly shifts of either 7:30am-4:30pm or 9:00am-6:00pm.

Permanent employment may be available at the end of your apprenticeship. Current qualified vacancies are offered to apprentices on completion of your qualification, before external advertisement.

  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays, plus extra leave due to length of service
  • Breakfast trolley for all staff
  • An extra days leave for your birthday. 
  • Team thank you events including afternoon tea!
  • Regular staff room treats.
  • Onsite Parking
  • 1pm closure on christmas eve, plus much more!!


Nursery Name

The Big Top Nursery