Assistant Nursery Nurse Apprentice Papermoon Day Nursery

Papermoon Day Nursery are looking for a hardworking apprentice to complete their childcare qualifications and support existing staff within the setting.

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Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    39 Hours (Monday-Friday)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To work as part of the nursery team to provide high quality care and education for the children
  • To supervise and play with the children
  • To oversee activities which cover all areas of children’s development
  • To liaise with and support parents and carers
  • Undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery e.g preparing snacks and cleaning
  • Ensure good hygiene and cleanliness is maintained at all times
  • To support the team in providing effective planning for the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Ensure all nursery policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To attend in and out of working hours activities e.g staff meetings
  • To work in a professional, efficient and caring manner at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has the ability to work well in a team but who is also able to use their own initiative and work independently.
  • The successful candidate will need to be a confident individual with a caring manner.
  • You will be required to work to training deadlines with good time management skills.

Personal qualities

  • Candidate must have a genuine passions for working with children and be willing to learn.
  • Candidate MUST be well presented and be well spoken.

Qualifications required

A-C in Maths and English desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Upon completion of level 2 progression on EYE L3 might be available for the successful candidate.

Things to consider

Within this nursery the shift patterns will vary therefore this needs to be an easy location for you to get to with bus routes which run early and frequently.

About the employer

Our 70 place purpose built nursery is situated in the heart of Gamston. Our dedicated team of childcare practitioners will ensure your child receives a high standard of care and education.


Papermoon Day Nursery


Gamston District Centre




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Training provider

Full Apprenticeship Training Level 2 and then Level 3 will be provided by Interserve. All training done on site at work, no day release. You will also be working towards a technical certificate, ERR (employer rights and responsibilities and functional skills in maths, English and ICT - if not already achieved.)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by esg


Chloe Gibbard

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Closing date: 11 Sep 2017