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Nursery Apprentice - Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: SCH/22/219289
  • Published: Mon 14/11/2022, 16:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/11/2022, 23:04 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £4.81 Per Hour - £7,339 Per Year
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School, Berkshire

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Nursery Apprentice - Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School

35 Hours per week - Term time only
Fixed term for 15 months for Level 2 and 21 months for Level 3
Start date: 5th January 2023

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated nursery apprentice to train in our Ofsted rated ‘Good’ nursery school.

We would like you to join our team to assist us in promoting a high standard of care and education for children aged between 3 months and 4 years.

  • Level 2/3 Apprentice
  • National Apprentice wage for first year - £4.81 Per Hour, minimum wage for your age thereafter
  • 35 hours per week term time only
  • 8.15am – 3.45pm
  • Study leave given each week (1 day in college)

Apprentices will be required to complete either the Early Years Level 2: 

or the Early Years Level 3 Apprenticeship: as part of this job role.

Apprentices will study via Chiltern Training in Reading.

If you have a warm, caring attitude with children’s best interests at heart and you can demonstrate a commitment to provide childcare in a non-discriminatory and inclusive manner, we want to hear from you!

We can provide you with a strong team of enthusiastic, dedicated colleagues who will support you to the fullest, and opportunities to grow professionally.

“There have been many changes at Whitley Park. Leaders make decisions that benefit pupils but are mindful of staff well-being too. As one member of staff said, ‘Our headteacher really looks after his staff.” (Ofsted, December 2021).

Want to know more? Please visit our website - 

If you would like to visit and see for yourself what our nursery is like, or would like to request an application pack please contact Allison Dench on 0118 937 5566 or by email

Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.


For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.


Closing date: 27th November 2022

Interview date: Week commencing 28th November 2022

Start date: 5th January 2023