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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Phileas Fox Nursery School Limited

To support the staff team to ensure the smooth running of the setting, with regard to all health and safety matters affecting the children in your care.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00 am - 4.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Jul 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Duties of the Employee.

  • To be a key member of the School staff team
  • To contribute towards the delivery of the school’s ethos and its Aims and Objectives
  • To contribute by assisting the facilitation of daily/weekly routine that provides opportunities and experiences to develop in all areas of learning
  • To assist with the programme of immersion of an additional language within the classrooms
  • To demonstrate exemplary practice within the school at all times
  • Assist in ensuring the classroom is well organised and facilitates opportunities for learning
  • To ensure that the classroom environment reflects the language of choice and support the teachers to ensure all resources are labelled in additional languages
  • Use your knowledge of the EYFS to provide a broad and balanced curriculum with a balance of child initiated and adult led activities as guided by your class teacher
  • To support you teacher with the documentation of children’s learning by carrying out and completing written observations
  • To ensure and key children you are allocated are appropriately planned for and supported
  • To carry out a planning and assessment system with next steps and document children’s learning in a learning journey format if required
  • To assist in the completion of starting point as children start at the setting as a basis for their future learning and development
  • To assist in the completion of two-year progress checks as required
  • To demonstrate your skills as a reflective practitioner when analysing data collated from monitoring and assessment data
  • To operate a communication system with parents by providing updated information in written format on a weekly basis as guided by the class teacher
  • To have and open-door policy approach with parents when verbally exchanging information about their child’s day
  • To facilitate formal parent meetings to discuss children’s progress if required
  • To support the class teacher in any task he/she may require to support the care and learning of the children
  • To take part in duties that maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of the environment
  • To support the needs of school management and have a flexible approach to additional tasks as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Good IT Skills

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

GCSE C/4 or above in maths and English preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further Training, progression within the company, potential full time employment and wage increase based on performance.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Phileas Fox Nursery School combines traditional Early Years education with learning modern languages and cultures. We accept children from two to five years old. All children have an opportunity to immerse in a second language through formal adult-led learning, purposeful play, and creative activities. Highly experienced early years and native language teachers work together to provide a joyful, stimulating, safe, and nurturing environment, where children can play, explore, and experiment to become confident, inquisitive, and capable learners. English is the main language of the school and children are fully immersed into their secondary chosen language on a daily basis. On leaving the nursery school, children are fully prepared to join any pre-prep school of their choice in London or elsewhere.


Phileas Fox Nursery School Limited


Phileas Fox Nursery School

St Marys Square


W2 1SE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited


Kelis Towe 01277725774

  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English, maths and ICT (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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