Apprentice Nursery Assistant Aston Pierpoint Nursery & Pre-School

Aston Pierpoint, an independent and privately owned children’s day nursery and after school club located in a beautiful setting in Hampton, TW12. They are now looking for a Level 2 qualified apprentice to join them to study Level 3 Childcare.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £315.00 - £360.00

  • Working week

    up to 40 hrs Mon to Fri, 7.30am-6.30pm, shifts TBA

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice Nursery Nurse will be required to complete the following duties:

  • Set up and carry out activities for the children.
  • Observe the children and complete relevant paperwork to a high standard.
  • Follow the policies and procedures of the setting at all times to ensure the health and safety of the staff and children.
  • Assist with general hygiene and cleaning duties.
  • Assist during meal times.
  • Communicate with other staff members and parents on a daily basis.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A commitment to the provision of high quality childcare.
  • Enthusiasm for working with young children.
  • Positive approach to learning.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable.
  • Keen to Learn.
  • Sensible.

Qualifications required

Level 2 Childcare qualification is essential
GCSE all grades (or equivalent).

Future prospects

On completion of the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, you may be offered a permanent position with the nursery.

Things to consider

• This role requires you to be on your feet working with children for the majority of your day. You will need to speak to parents and other staff. You will have to fill in paperwork on a daily basis and will be required to take children out of the setting when necessary. • You will be required to meet with Smart Training in person as part of your application process, and to help you with your career development. • Interviews will be carried out before the closing date, and a start date arranged as soon as possible. • A DBS check will be required. • Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. 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. • The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training

About the employer

This nursery aims are to fully develop a child's potential whilst giving parents confidence that their child is being well looked after in a safe and secure environment, by a team of fully trained staff and assistants, who are competent, and caring.


Aston Pierpoint Nursery & Pre-School


34 Priory Road


TW12 2PD

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Training provider

Apprentice Nursery Nurse will be employed for up to 40 hours per week. Your employer will appoint a work based mentor to support you and you will get a dedicated training manager from Smart Training. On completion of your training you will be awarded a Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning and Development (Early Years Educator). You will be required to have achieved GCSE grades A-C in maths and English on completion of the course.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Smart Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Smart Training

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2017