Nursery Assistant Apprentice Aplomb Day Nursery Ltd

To be trained to do the same post as a Nursery Nurse or Nursery Assistant, to contribute to a high quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

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Closing date: 31 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

    36 hours

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice your duties will include;

  • Helping with feeding
  • Setting out activities
  • Housekeeping such as cleaning
  • Planning activities
  • Filling up observational paperwork
  • Helping to create the children's portfolio's
  • Being allocated 1 or 2 key children and watching them at all times
  • Helping at lunch

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Patience
  • Teamwork
  • Customer service orientated

Personal qualities

  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To attend ALL out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evenings summer fair, Christmas party, etc
  • To input and contribute to ideas regarding implementation of policies and procedures such as Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Leadership and Organisation
  • Proactive and Motivated
  • Professionalism and Teamwork
  • Communication and Listening
  • Knowledge Of Children’s Story and Nursery Rhymes
  • Flexible and Understanding
  • Happy and Funny

Qualifications required

GCSE in English, Maths and ICT (A-C) or equivalent.

Future prospects

Gaining full time employment.

About the employer

Our nursery is welcoming, bright, spacious, stimulating, hygienic and safe. This provides a home from home atmosphere, ideal for your little explorers. Our beautiful garden is a secure outside play area with various play equipment.


Aplomb Day Nursery Ltd



Bourne Hill


N13 4LY

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Children and Young People Workforce NVQ
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Manley Summers Training Recruitment Services


Edward Wright Nelson Owusu Osei 02074070015

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017