Early Years Apprentice - St Michael’s Nursery

  • North Devon
  • Multiple Terms
  • £4.85 per hour - increasing after a successful first year

Join our well established, qualified team to work towards your childcare qualifications (Level 2 or Level 3). To start October 2022.  

If you are enthusiastic, love to have fun and enjoy being outdoors in the mud, being creative, an inspirational storyteller and sing a song or two (even out of tune!), you are the right person to join on team of well established, qualified staff.

You will gain experience working with all age-groups from 3 months to 4 years old, discovering the stages of child development and how to create a fun and stimulating environment to encourage children to reach their next steps. 

To train towards Level 3 Early Years Educator you must hold GCSE Maths and Literacy, or Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and Literacy.

Our apprentices are an integral part of our nursery and to work alongside our team in staff:child ratio; candidates must reach the requirements for staffing as set out in the  EYFS.

Your assessor will visit you at nursery, working with you to achieve your modules, and we will also provide training in Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene and Safeguarding. 

Our on-site kitchen provides meals for staff working during lunchtime – everything from a hearty roast to a warming curry!

We endeavour to be a sustainable nursery and expect our team to be passionate about caring for our planet too. Incentives are available for staff who walk or cycle to work.


To apply, or for more information, please contact Sarah Sexon, Manager, by email: Office@stmichaels-nursery.org

Closing date: 30 September 2022.

St Michael's Nursery | Homepage (stmichaels-nursery.org)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS check and references, to include your current employer. To start  when all checks are cleared. St. Michael’s Nursery is an equal opportunities employer. 

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Candidates are required to have proof of Right to Work in the UK

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Job Details

  • OrganisationChildcare
  • Work LocationNorth Devon
  • Work Postcode

    EX31 2DB

  • Reference

  • Occupational GroupChildcareApprenticeships/Training Programmes/Work Experience

  • Salary Details

    £4.85 per hour - increasing after a successful first year

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull TimePart Time
  • Hours

    30 hours per week, with opportunity for overtime up to 40 hours per week. Duration of training, minimum one year.

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required