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Apprentice Nursery Nurse

We have an amazing opportunity to join our 'Outstanding' Nursery, as rated by the ISI, in Urmston, Manchester!

We are looking for Apprentice Nursery Nurses to work all year round! This role will be varied and exciting with the opportunity to work alongside our Outstanding and highly qualified team whilst developing your knowledge and skills within childcare.

Job Type: Full Time, All Year Round

Working Hours: Option of either 4 x 10 hour days or 5 x 8 hour days

Salary: £200 per week

Benefits: Company Pension, Wellness Programme, Life Assurance, Lunch Provided, Holiday Allowance plus Bank Holidays

Start Date: Flexible, with immediate starts available

Abbotsford Preparatory School, founded in 1908, is a highly regarded, thriving independent co-educational day school with pupils aged from 4 months to 11 years. Our setting provides the ideal setting for creating a secure and happy atmosphere, which encourages each child to develop their gifts and unlock their potential. Our pupils benefit from a broad and varied curriculum and the quality of the teaching leads to excellent academic achievement with outstanding results for children transitioning from Year Six into their secondary schools of first choice.

About the Apprenticeship

The successful candidate will help with the smooth running of the nursery and show excellent levels of care for children.

During this apprenticeship. You will have the chance to develop both your skills and understanding of childcare, within multiple areas. This will consist of;

  • Child and adult lead activities, supporting the needs of each individual child
  • Supporting each child’s development, through the learning of both language and numeracy
  • Looking at the importance of each child’s development, from speech, language and communication, to physical development
  • Learning about theories to help each child’s development and learning
  • Safeguarding children’s health and wellbeing

Skills Required

  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Team working skills

Personal Qualities

  • Passionate about working with children
  • Enthusiastic, cheerful, and friendly
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to use your own initiative
  • Reliable and flexible

To find out more about this role, please read the Job Description.


How To Apply.

To apply, please complete the Application Form and return it to 

Abbotsford Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.