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    Nursery Assistant Apprentice

    Project description:

    Apprenticeship summary

    • Weekly wage:


    • Working week:

      40 hours per week

      Total hours per week: 40.00

    • Apprenticeship duration:

      12 months

    • Possible start date:

      06 Nov 2017

    • Date posted:

      12 May 2016

    • Apprenticeship level:

      Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    • Reference number:


    • Positions:

      1 available

    Offering an opportunity to Earn as you Learn! You will be mentored and supervised by qualified professionals and you study to towards your NVQ Level 2/3 in Childcare. 

    Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    • To ensure that each child’s potential is fully developed in a social, physical, psychological and cultural sense and their development both as an individual and as a member of a group, is paramount at all times.
    • To share responsibility for the preparation of a stimulating and caring environment, with due regard to all aspects of Health and Safety.
    • To participate in planning and organising appropriate play and educational activities. To observe, assess and contribute to the written record of each child’s progress.
    • To foster each child’s development and growth of independence and self-reliance.
    • To encourage the children in developing both English and their own language.

    As part of the team, to contribute and participate in:

    • Planning and preparation of the class, group work and individual work to suit the needs and age of the pupils
    • Whole school/Centre record keeping
    • Participating in meetings relating to: curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements.
    • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on school premises and when engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.
    • To provide personal care to a child, whilst at the same time encouraging their independence.
    • To encourage and value the involvement of parents/carers in the life of the school and to appreciate and recognise the expert knowledge they have of their child.
    • To implement the Centres/ Council’s Equalities and Race Equality policies fully. To work actively to overcome and prevent discrimination on the grounds of race, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and status
    • To be aware of own practice and keeping up with current trends in education. Attend relevant courses and INSET, in accordance with priorities in the Centre Development Plan
    • To render first aid in accordance with school policy.
    • Support the school and Centre by participating in events at either site.
    • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the setting.

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills:

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

    Qualifications required:

    • GCSE’s C or above preferable (or equivalent)

    Future prospects:

    • Possible Permanent Position

    Things to consider:

    • A DBS Check will be required

    Employer Name:


    Level of apprenticeship:

    • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


    • £140.00