Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship GROWING GENIUSES PRE-SCHOOL LTD

We are a private day nursery based in Enfield looking for 2 eager apprentices to become Nursery Assistants!

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Closing date: 24 Oct 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

    Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm (shift pattern)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Participating in planning of the activities with children
  • Completing development records for the children
  • Participating in staff meetings on a regular basis
  • Assisting with preparing snacks
  • To assist the room leader in any duties that will benefit the nursery
  • 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

  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good communication and observation/listening skills.
  • Experience in working with young children desirable, but not essential.
  • Knowledge of games and activities for young children

Personal qualities

  • Desire to develop skills and knowledge.
  • Reliable and flexible.
  • Good timekeeping.
  • Happy and friendly person.

Qualifications required

Functional skills Level 1 in English, maths and ICT. Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young Peoples Workforce and Paediatric First Aid.

Future prospects

The successful candidate can progress onto an Apprenticeship at Level 3, into employment, or onto further training at college.

Things to consider

Candidates who do not have the relevant work experience or qualifications could be offered another course at First Rung. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour from the 1st October 2016. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training

About the employer

Growing Geniuses Pre School is a private nursery based in Enfield.




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Training provider

Functional skills Level 1 in English, maths and ICT. Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young Peoples Workforce and Paediatric First Aid.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017