Apprentice Nursery Assistant LES Petites Etoiles

LES Petites Etoiles are a newly established bilingual nursery in North London looking to support, develop and intergrate a number of childcare enthusiasts into a group of valued professionals. A fantastic opportunity for any person!

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Closing date: 08 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    '38 hours' M-F 8-6 (shift work)

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

LES Petites Etoiles are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

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.

Other duties:

  • 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.
  • To 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 verbal and written communications skills.

Personal qualities

  • Patient.
  • Caring.
  • Enthusiastic.

Qualifications required

  • A-C GCSEs, or equivalents, in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Opportunity to develop and grow into a valued member of staff in a more senior position.

Things to consider

Childcare can be exhausting and is hard work.

About the employer

LES Petites Etoiles are a newly established nursery by a group of professionals with the ambition to offer an outstanding level of childcare provisions in the North London area.

A bilingual nursery - LPE have both French and English rooms and are unique in the teaching of both languages to children of a young age.


LES Petites Etoiles


30 Crayford Road


N7 0ND

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Training provider

  • Children & Young People's Workforce L2/L3.
  • Functional Skills if required (ENGLISH, MATHS & ICT).

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited


emily laurenza 01277725974

Other information

DBS Check required.

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Closing date: 08 Nov 2017