Apprentice Nursery Assistant Beverly Boyd

Kraftykidz day care are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and creative person who has a passion for working with children.

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

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40Hrs Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity has opened up at a fantastic nursery setting. You will work under the instruction of senior staff to support and assist with the day to day activities of the nursery.

You will have a passion for working with children and have the ability to work as part of a team to provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment that encourages children to learn. You will take part in the day to day responsibility of the care, well-being, monitoring and record keeping whilst maintaining health and safety, and child protection procedures.

To provide high quality care and education for under 5’s by:

  • Learning the planning cycle and begin to contribute to curriculum plans
  • Carrying out planned activities with small groups of children, supported by the room leader
  • Following nursery routines and activities, offering attention and support to all children
  • Contributing observations to children’s development on tapestry 
  • Having a small amount of key children and be responsible for tracking their development, with guidance from supervisor
  • Preparing displays, ensuring they stimulate vocal and receptive responses
  • Actively promoting each child’s self esteem

To maintain a safe environment for the children and adults in the nursery ensuring that:

  • Equipment and resources are set up and cleared away each session
  • Equipment is maintained and any issues are reported to the nursery manager
  • Good hygiene standards are maintained and 10 rules of food hygiene are adhered to
  • Safety procedures are adhered to
  • Arrival/ departure procedures are observed and children are kept safe during the session itself
  • The physical, toileting and hygiene needs of the children within the nursery are attended to.

To comply with all relevant procedures covering child protection, special needs, equal opportunities, with special regard to multi-discriminatory procedures.

  • To work as part of a team
  • To communicate positively and effectively both inside and outside the nursery
  • Develop and maintain a partnership with parents / carers 
  • To actively contribute to good staff morale.
  • Promote an excellent image of Paint Pots.   
  • To attend staff meetings.
  • To commit to continuing personal development.

The applicant needs to be prepared to get messy, have fun, attend a forest school session once a week and enjoy getting involved in the children’s play. A sense of humour is a must. Good communication and writing skills needed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You need to have a keen interest in the childcare industry and be dedicated to working towards your NVQ.

Personal qualities

You must be enthusiastic, enjoy working with children and be able to work well in a team.

Qualifications required

No Qualifications Required.

Future prospects

On going development and training.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. Career progression opportunities available. Training will be given for mandatory courses such as safeguarding, first aid and food hygiene. Applicants must be prepared to have a DBS check.

About the employer

The Krafty Kidz Way: At Krafty Kidz we are here to help you find the best option to support your child toward their full potential. Every child is unique, however at Krafty Kidz we believe the following to be the fundamental steps you need to take to find the most suitable solution to your childcare needs. The environment Above all, you and your child need to be in an environment where you feel happy and confident in a clean and well-equipped setting. One where children are mixing well, playing together with plenty of opportunity to develop.


Beverly Boyd


10 Victory Cottages

Guildford Road



KT24 5NN

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate in Childcare
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths 
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities Workbook (ERR)
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

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: 20 Nov 2017