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    Apprentice Nursery Assistant

    Project description:

    Apprenticeship summary

    • Weekly wage:


    • Working week:

      Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

      Total hours per week: 32.00

    • Apprenticeship duration:

      12 months

    • Possible start date:

      06 Nov 2017

    • Date posted:

      14 Nov 2016

    • Apprenticeship level:

      Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    • Reference number:


    • Positions:

      2 available

    • Roles & Responsibilities

      Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery

    • Adhering to policies and procedures and compliance with the children’s act, health and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards
    • Working as part of a team
    • To implement the daily routine
    • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs
    • Working with the nursery nurses on planning and preparation of activities, to meet the children’s individual needs, liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the nursery
    • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasions, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural background and challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed
    • Positive management of children’s behaviour
    • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment
    • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records
    • Supervision of meal times, and where appropriate, preparation of babies’ bottles, meal and snack times
    • Laundry duties
    • Attendance of staff meetings
    • Participating in regular parent’s evenings, publicity, open weekends and children’s outings
    • Contribute to planning observations and activities
    • To use own initiative and work as part of a team
      Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills:

    • Team work
    • Hardworking
    • Patient
    • Reliable

    Personal qualities:

    • Good communication skills
    • Caring
    • Enthusiastic
    • Passionate
    • Ambitious
    • Motivated

    Qualifications required:

    GCSE C in Maths and English Language or above preferable (or equivalent)

    Future prospects:

    GCSEs C in Maths and English Language or above preferable (or equivalent)

    Things to consider:

    Childcare is a very demanding industry with long hours and early starts. It requires you to be active and is a physically demanding role. It is also a very rewarding job as you will have an invaluable impact of the development of the children. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

    Employer Name:

    • Mini Munchkins Pre-School

    Level of apprenticeship:

    • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


    • £140.00