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Employer Ark Alpha Nursery
Location Portsmouth
Salary Training wage of £126 per week
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Ark ALPHA Nursery – Nursery Apprenticeship scheme
c/o Ark Ayrton Primary Academy
Portsmouth, PO5 4LS

Great opportunity to join a new Ark academy in Portsmouth

ALPHA Nursery is looking to support an enthusiastic applicant on an apprenticeship scheme working 36 hours within the nursery (a rota operates between 7.15 am – 6.00 pm) which will include training time at college.  The apprenticeship is fully funded and will commence as soon as possible and will last for one year, the successful applicants will be expected to complete an NVQ level 2 or 3 within this time.

You must be 16-24 years of age to qualify for Government funding and be able to commit to study and daily duties within the nursery. You will be able to work independently and as part of a team, maintaining a professional and friendly manner at all times. A training wage of £126 per week is offered to support candidates.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A sense of responsibility with a consistent and fair approach
  • An awareness of safety and hygiene
  • The ability to use own initiative and to work as part of a team
  • A genuine passion and belief in the potential of every child
  • A helpful, positive, calm and caring nature with a good sense of humor
  • Be committed to ARK Schools’ ethos of high expectations and no excuses.

To apply please go to:

The deadline for applications is 11am, Friday 4th August 2017

If you have any queries or wish to discuss the role further, please contact Julie Ayrton/Chris Koné on

For technical queries, please contact the schools recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or

Interview date: Week of the 14th August 2017
Location: Portsmouth, PO5 4LS

Ark Schools is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Ark is always happy to receive speculative applications from excellent teachers and support staff.

About the employer

Ark Alpha nursery offers quality child care for up to 89 children aged 3 months to 5 years from 07:30 – 18:00, Monday to Friday, 51 weeks of the year.  The nursery has a highly qualified and dedicated staff team offering a home-from-home atmosph...

Information about Ark Alpha Nursery
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Early Years
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range Up to 5 years
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Locations and contacts

C/o ARK Ayrton Primary Academy
Somers Road
United Kingdom