Ashbourne Day Nurseries has a range of early years careers opportunities available.

We are dedicated to providing the best possible learning experience for children in a loving and friendly atmosphere, and are aiming to be the best in the industry.

If you have any questions regarding our early years careers opportunities please email:

We have a number of opportunities available

Due to continuous growth we have a range of career opportunities available for the right candidates. Our team are responsible for promoting our vision and ethos, ensuring that each of our nurseries always follow our approach of being child-centred, safe and providing a stimulating environment. Take a look at our current vacancies and apply today to join the Ashbourne Day Nurseries team.


We strongly support training and development

Career Progression

We encourage careers progressions as the group grows

Share Our Vison

Ensure that each nursery is child-centred, safe and stimulating


We work together to bring the best out of each other

Join Our Early Years Apprenticeship Program
with Realise!

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young children? Are you eager to kickstart your career in Early Years education? Look no further! Ashbourne Day Nurseries is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Realise, a leading apprenticeship supplier committed to helping individuals thrive.

About Realise

Realise is a powerhouse of 475 knowledgeable professionals dedicated to delivering inspiring and meaningful training programmes. With a people-centric culture, Realise successfully inspires over 11,500+ learners every year. When you choose Realise, you’re choosing a partner in your journey to success.

In-House Training

We offer comprehensive, in-house training for Level 2 and 3 apprenticeships. Our flexible training options ensure that your learning experience is tailored to your needs and schedule.

Industry Experts

Realise trainers bring real-life experience from working in their respective industries. They’ve walked in the shoes of both employers and learners, understanding the specific needs of the Early Years sector. Benefit from their expertise as they work with you to maximise the impact of your apprenticeship program.

Trusted Partnerships

When you choose us, you’re not just choosing a training provider; you’re choosing a team that cares. We prioritise great communication, consistent relationships, and tailored programs. Our goal is to help you thrive.

How to Join Our Apprenticeship Program?

To find out if we have an apprenticeship vacancy near you, contact us at Take the first step towards a rewarding career in Early Years education with Ashbourne Day Nurseries and Realise.

Start Your Journey Today!

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Birthday off on us
  • Excellent career progression opportunities with a growing group
  • Free uniform
  • Access to a range of discounts through Childcare Club
  • Access to an employee discount portal
  • Free 24/7 confidential counselling helpline
  • Free DBS check
  • Childcare discount
  • Staff social events
  • Annual staff awards
  • Pension scheme
  • Long service recognition

Employee Wellbeing

To help look after the mental health and wellbeing of all our employees and their families we provide access to a free mental health counselling helpline, staffed by qualified counsellors.

The counselling helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is completely confidential.

Thinking about undertaking an apprenticeship?

Thinking about undertaking an Early Years Apprenticeship?

We offer in-house training for Level 2 and 3 apprenticeships, with flexible training options.

To find out if we have an apprenticeship vacancy near you, please contact:


Our dedicated assessor works with each learner by discussing their needs. Once learners are signed up, the assessor will create an action plan for completing the various apprenticeship units. The units include observations where the assessor will observe the learner interacting with the children.