Apprentice Nursery Assistant (Level 2 qualified) Angelface Childcare Ltd

Angelface Childcare in Sydenham SE26 is looking for a Level 2 qualified nursery assistant to join them to study Level 3, working term time only.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, term time only

    Total hours per week: 28.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 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

The ideal applicant will have experience working in a childcare setting.
A good level of written and spoken English, and good communication skills are essential.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Committed 
  • Passionate about working with children 


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

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY • 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. • This role pays a minimum £4 per hour, although the nursery may offer more, up to £7.20 per hour, subject to skills and experience. • 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

Angelface preschool is a small family run business that is based in a community hall in Sydenham.

Due to other commitments in the hall, set up and packing away of equipment is done daily.

Currently at Angelface preschool there are five members of staff and we are looking for an enthusiastic fun member of staff to join our team to meet the growing demands of the preschool.

We are a term time only preschool that does not open on a Tuesday.


Angelface Childcare Ltd


Holmshaw Close


SE26 4TH

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Training provider

Apprentice Nursery Nurse will be employed up to 40 hours per week.  Your employer will appoint a work based mentor to support you and you will also get a dedicated Training Manager from Smart Training. On completion of this apprenticeship, you will be awarded a Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Level 2 Functional Skills qualifications in Maths, English and ICT and an Employer Rights and Responsibilities qualification.

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: 07 Oct 2017