Level 3 Apprentice Nursery Nurse - Grafton Childcare Day Nursery & Preschool

  • Teignbridge
  • Full Time
  • £5.81 per hour / £197.54 per week. Minimum £10,272.08 in 1st year.

We are seeking a bubbly, kind and compassionate person, to train to become a Level 3 qualified Nursery Nurse to join our expanding team to work with mostly our under 3 year olds. 

This is an 18 month fixed term contact working on a full-time basis whilst studying in house for your Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator).

You will contribute to a high quality caring environment for children, this includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities, working to implement the ‘Curiosity Approach across the whole nursery.

Key areas:

  • To work with children and become a part of our small team
  • To attend all ongoing in house training towards the Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) 
  • As well as Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene and Safeguarding Training and a selection of appropriate online training accessed through Noodle Now Training.


You will be responsible to our Senior Nursery Nurses and the Manager.

Hours of work:

Four days a week 8.30 am - 18.00 pm - these hours will usually be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, but are subject to change to meet the needs of the business. A minimum of 34 hours per week for 49 weeks a year, seven hours each week will be designated for in house training, usually each afternoon between 13.00 pm - 16.00 pm. 


For more information or to arrange a brief chat and collect our application pack please contact us by email: enquiries@graftonchildcare.co.uk or telephone: 01626 355066.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and return by email to: enquiries@graftonchildcare.co.uk or by post to: Grafton Childcare Day Nursery & Preschool, 24 Torquay Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1AJ.

You can also visit our website: Grafton Childcare - Opening Hours

Because of the nature of this role, you will need to complete an enhanced criminal record disclosure (DBS check). 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

All staff and volunteers are required to share this commitment. Grafton Childcare Day Nursery and Preschool is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationChildcare
  • Work LocationTeignbridge
  • Work Postcode

    TQ12 1AJ

  • Reference

  • Occupational GroupChildcare

  • Salary Details

    £5.81 per hour / £197.54 per week. Minimum £10,272.08 in 1st year.

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    34 hours per week over 4 days, 8.30am-6.00pm, 1 hour lunch. 18 month fixed term full-time whilst studying in house for your Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required