Nursery Officer Apprentice Little Angels Nursery School

An excellent opportunity to join this long established Nursery, renowned for its family like atmosphere. The role will be to provide valuable support to the team and contribute to the caring and stimulating environments in which the children we look after

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri, 4 days per week hours

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Reporting to the Nursery Manager, duties will include:

  • To work alongside parents/carers and other professionals to maintain high standards of care and education
  • To use knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and every child matters frameworks to plan and implement learning activities to increase development knowledge
  • To liaise with members of the senior management team to continue to improve practices with in nursery
  • To hold or be willing to obtain, an appropriate first aid certificate
  • To work independently, or alongside others, to create a programme of activities suitable for children
  • To record accidents, incidents and necessary documentation on the desired nursery record forms
  • To ensure the children are collected by someone known to the nursery
  • To develop your role within the team
  • To record and follow correct procedures
  • To adhere to dress code
  • To create high quality teaching and learning environments
  • The successful candidate will come with previous knowledge and experience of nursery practice - ideally with the Level 2 CACHE Diploma for the Children & Young Peoples Workforce. Candidates will be subject to a workplace trial session subject to an offer of employment - this is made subject to a clear DBS check.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Meticulous and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to interact well with others in a cross functional environment
  • Resourceful, result-oriented and strong sense of responsibility with initiative

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 4 GCSE or equivalent A-C grades including English and Maths Due to this role being a Advanced Apprenticeship in Childcare the suitable candidate must have completed the Level 2 in Childcare Apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Possibility of full time employment subject to successful completion of Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

National minimum wage will be paid to if you have successfully completed a Child Care L2 Apprenticeship Little Angels is located at: 30 Bochum Parkway, Norton, Sheffield S8 8JR The Sheffield College is located at: Granville Road, Sheffield, S2 2RL

About the employer

At Little Angels we provide babies and young children with a calm and happy atmosphere, where quality care and stimulating play provides each child ample opportunity to develop to their full potential.


Little Angels Nursery School


30 Bochum Parkway


S8 8JR

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce
  • Functional Skills ICT at Level 2

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Job Connect on: 0114 2602600

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017