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Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Job description

Bramcote Day Nursery is looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic nursery assistant who is able to help within the nursery. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to start their career within the childcare industry. The nursery will also consider candidates who are already level 2 qualified looking to complete their level 3.

If you are a friendly kind of person that aspires to work within the childcare industry then look no further. You will gain a great understanding of all aspects of the running of the nursery.

Duties within the role include:

  • Helping out with activities with the children
  • Personal Care of the children
  • Setting up activities and clearing them away
  • Ensuring that the nursery is kept clean and tidy
  • Helping out at meal times
  • Greeting parents and children
  • Ensuring any relevant paperwork is completed
  • Changing nappies and feeding
  • Work with children in the nursery, individually and in groups to assist and improve their development
  • Attend training sessions and meetings relevant to the post.
  • Other general duties as and when required This apprenticeship is work based therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer’s address.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 29/11/2021

Possible start date: 13/12/2021

Skills required

  • Good communication skills verbally and written
  • Hard-working

Qualifications required

  • A*- D/9- 3 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent) desirable

Training provided

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths & English (if required)

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto the level 3 apprenticeship

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to work with children?

Second question
How will you be traveling to and from work on a daily basis?

Employer information

Wollaton Village Day Nursery Group is a family owned and run group of child care nurseries. They specialise in child care throughout the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas. Their aim is to provide a secure and happy environment for children which will enable them to develop to their full potential.

Address details:

Wollaton Village Day Nursery
Chapel Street
Bramcote
Nottingham
Nottingham
NG9 3HB

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Reference number VAC001788901
Working week Monday“ Friday - 7.30am “ 6pm rota of shifts

(30 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Early Years Practitioner - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £117.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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