Apprentice Nursery Assistant Beechwood School

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in Streatham, SW London, for an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to gain a Level 2 Childcare qualification whilst supporting the Nursery Managers

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri Between 8am and 4pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a new apprentice, you will learn to do the following:

  • Working with the Nursery Nurse on planning and preparing activities, to develop all aspects of the child’s individual development in a stimulating atmosphere
  • Implement the daily routine
  • Do observations, assessment, and keep development records on children you're helping to support
  • Communicate with parents/carers and other visitors in a calm, friendly and efficient manner and maintain good communications: promote positive relationships and interaction between all adults and children involved in the nursery
  • Ensure parents/carers are always welcome in the nursery
  • Supervision of meals and where appropriate
  • Learn to prepare babies’ bottles
  • Changing children as required
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the play-rooms and equipment
  • Laundry duties
  • Positive management of children’s behaviour
  • Ensuring children are collected by authorised people only
  • Attend and participate in parent/staff meetings and other meetings as may be relevant. In all day groups these may sometimes be in the evening
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to up hold its standards at all times
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Nursery Management Team


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good observation and listening skills
  • Desire to develop skills and knowledge

Personal qualities

  • A genuine enthusiasm for childcare
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Flexible approach to the work of the organisation
  • Friendly and Fun

Qualifications required

GCSEs in English and Maths (or equivalent) - Desirable

Future prospects

A full time position for the successful candidate who completes the qualification

Things to consider

Please ensure that you live within close proximity of our location before applying The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over 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

Beechwood Nursery School is a multi-cultural school set in a beautiful Victorian building with large airy rooms. Here at Beechwood, our goal is to provide pre-school education and childcare to an extremely high standard with the emphasis on the happiness and well-being of both our children and their parents.


Beechwood School



Leigham Court Road


SW16 2NJ

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Training provider

  • BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Children & Young People's Workforce
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if needed
  • Full support from Nursery Managers
  • Monthly meetings with you training Assessor towards achieving your level 2 qualification

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

The Intraining Group Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Intraining Group


Andrew Green

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017