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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner – Banana Moon Day Nursery – DL9 4QN


£153.55 per week     Catterick Garrison

Banana Moon Day Nursery
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a busy nursery in North Yorkshire with an experienced staff team. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard for the Early Years Educator.

Duties will include:

  • To meet the requirements of EYFS
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Uphold impeccable levels of hygiene
  • To give support to other personnel within the setting
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in conjunction with other staff
  • Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To be flexible within working practices of the setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.

To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring organisation policies and procedures are observed at all times.

Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner
Banana Moon Day Nursery
Employer Description:

Banana Moon nurseries are a successful franchise founded 14 years ago and continue to grow from strength to strength.

At Banana Moon Catterick we have created a caring, loving and secure environment for children from 0 to 5 years of age. Our nursery offers a very happy, nurturing, safe and welcoming environment, providing a good foundation for children to make the most of their abilities as they grow. We strongly believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life.

We have a wonderful team of well qualified and committed staff lead by Jayne, the Nursery Manager, all of whom work tirelessly to ensure that the children in our care reach their full potential.

Vacancy Location:

3 – 4

Catterick Garrison


Working Week:
Monday - Friday, shifts TBC Total hours per week: 37.00
Weekly Wage:
Number of Vacancies:
Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working hours will be dedicated to ‘off the job training’. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your study materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times.

End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion.

You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard (Knowledge and Understanding, Skills and Behaviours).

You must complete the following approved qualifications mandated in the standard:

  • Pearson Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • English and maths Level 2 (if not already achieved)
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions is an independent provider delivering apprenticeships and vocational training, specialising in the Early Years and Education sectors.

The company was born out of the Directors’ 40 years collective experience working in community settings throughout West and North Yorkshire and later delivering teaching and training in the Early Years sector. As a family run business, the company lives and breathes childcare from the roots upwards. We have now grown our business to deliver childcare and education training across Yorkshire and the North East. We pride ourselves on having a team of long serving staff with industry experience.

Contact details:

Call Us
01423 536 672

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Find Us
Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
18 months
Skills required:

Ability to work as part of a team. You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues.

Qualifications required:

Maths and English GCSE graded C/4 or above (or equivalent) would be an advantage.

Level 2 Childcare qualification or relevant experience is essential.

Personal qualities:

You must be well presented and reliable.

Future Prospects:

Achievement of the Advanced Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the wider childcare sector, e.g. Room Leader, Nursery Supervisor or Nursery Manager. There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Levels 4 and 5 Foundation Degrees in Early Years.

Employer Name:
Banana Moon Day Nursery
Contact Name:
Application Method:
Please appy via the FW Solutions website.
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Short Vacancy Description:

Banana Moon Catterick is part of the successful Banana Moon franchise with highly trained and experienced teams that wish to share their knowledge with a hardworking apprentice in the busy North Yorkshire branch.

Reality check:

You will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure Barring Service.

Please consider the location of the apprenticeship before submitting your application.