Advanced Nursery Assistant Apprentice with Tilly Tots Daycare Natalie Jane Ellis

Tilly Tots Daycare is searching for an Advanced Nursery Assistant Apprentice to help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting, whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through play experiences.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

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

    Exact hours to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Feb 2018

  • Date posted

    09 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Tilly Tots Daycare are looking for a suitable candidate to work as an Apprentice nursery assistant in a children's day nursery.

Daily duties would include:

  • Working with children under 5 in their earliest years
  • To help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences
  • The role will include supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times, helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times
  • To contribute to planning of activities and learning experiences for children in line with the EYFS

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults.
  • Good communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Nurturing
  • Patient
  • Energetic

Qualifications required

  • Level 2 Childcare qualification

Future prospects

A full time position may be available following successful completion of the apprenticeship course. To become a qualified nursery assistant.

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About the employer

A family home from home atmosphere where your child can be motivated and inspired to learn to fulfil their potential. Our setting provides children with an environment to relax, thrive and develop both socially and emotionally. You will find our nursery nestled in a small quiet village in a conservation part of the Cheshire countryside.


Natalie Jane Ellis


7 Bostock Green



CW10 9JP

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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Children’s Care Learning and Development
  • Level 3 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills Application of Number Level 2
  • Functional Skills Communication Level 2
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Health and safety / Manual handling course
  • CWDC induction standards

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2018