Apprentice Nursery Assistant Elm Lane Day Nursery

A high quality nursery role working with team members/teachers and office management.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday as per rota 30 minimum

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To support staff and act as key person to children within the Nursery aged between 2 years and 5 years.
  • To have knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and the areas of learning and development.
  • To observe, assess and plan to meet children's learning and development needs.
  • To liaise with parents to work together in the best interest of the child.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Understand of the EYFS, Patience and a desire to work with children under 5 years old. Desire to work in children care at a very high standard. Personal development in childcare and the desire to study further, to gain knowledge and understanding of the role.

Personal qualities

  • Patient
  • Willing to learn and take instructions
  • Friendly

Qualifications required

Childcare qualification, minimum Level 2

Future prospects

Full time position on successful completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

Candidates must have a current DBS

About the employer

Elm Lane Day Nursery opened in 2007 and operates from two large shop units that form part of a small shopping parade. The nursery is situated in a residential area in Dagenham in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. There is an enclosed garden for outside play. The nursery serves the local community and is open each weekday between 7am to 6pm all year round. The nursery is registered on the Early Years Register and the compulsory and voluntary parts of the Childcare Register. The nursery supports children learning English as an additional language and those children with special educational


Elm Lane Day Nursery


24 Church Street


RM10 9UR

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Training provider

  • Level 2/3 Diploma in Childcare
  • Functional skills Maths and English

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newham College of Further Education


Mamun Rashid 02082574157

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017