Apprentice Nursery Practitioner LIFELINE COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Be trained to achieve the position of a Nursery Practitioner and to assist in all areas of daily tasks. Contribute to a high quality caring environment for children, 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: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday worked in shifts, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Receive in-house training with online course work and regular supervisions from a nominated training provider, attending college where applicable. Apprenticeships are for one year and all work, including Level 2 Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (unless the candidate holds GCSE in these subjects grade C or above) are expected to be completed within this time frame.
  • Attend team meetings and all out of hours activities.
  • Support all staff and engage in the team.
  • Under supervision provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding.
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.
  • Ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development.
  • Keep rooms clean and tidy and ensure children’s folders are kept up to date.
  • Provide adult interaction with children in the nursery and offer stimulating and varied activities.
  • Be aware of the Nursery’s policies and procedures drawing particular attention to confidentiality and safeguarding.
  • Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the nursery.
  • Undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined by the trainee’s supervisor from time to time.
  • Understand that as part of the training you may be required to move to other parts of the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Good IT skills with direct experience of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Be able to work independently using your own initiative as well as within a team.
  • Ability to identify and deal with problems and to know when to refer on.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Personal qualities


  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to demonstrate verbal reasoning and listening skills.
  • Ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and organisations.

Qualifications required


  • NNEB / CACHE, BTEC or NVQ in Childcare at Level 2

Future prospects

If the apprentice proves themselves with their duties, the role may became expanded once the apprenticeship is over.

About the employer

Little Learners Nursery and Pre-School is located in Ilford. They are looking for an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner to join their team.




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Training provider

Training will be provided by Training Associates, providing the successful apprentice with an NVQ level 3 in Childcare.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Training Associates (Surrey)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Associates

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017