Nursery Assistant Apprentice HEADSTART LIMITED

Do you have a passion to support the growth and development of toddlers and infants? Then this is the opportunity for you. This role offers that chance for a person looking to progress within the childcare industry to gain qualification whilst achieving a recognised qualification in a fun, family owned nursery.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Delivering care and support in a nursery environment in line with EYFS guidelines.
  • Ensuring the ongoing support of children.
  • Helping with feeding, changing and general hygiene for children.
  • Provide ongoing reports of child development and monitoring of key children.
  • General cleaning and upkeep of the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Friendly and open
  • Patient

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs (or equivalent), grades A*-C in English and Maths.
  • NVQ Level 2 in Childcare (or equivalent) - only if undertaking Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Progression to Level 3 apprenticeship.

Things to consider

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).

About the employer

Hugs and Giggles nursery provider care and support to young children in the North Harrow area.





Headstone Lane



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Training provider

  • Level 2/3 Childcare
  • Level 2/3 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Redwood skills


Deborah Adams

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017