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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Teeny Queeny

We are seeking a Nursery Apprentice to join our private day nursery. The position would suit an individual who is keen on pursuing a career in Childcare.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

The successful candidate will engage in a work-based learning programme, to work towards a Early Year's qualification.

They will provide a high standard of emotional, social, and intellectual care for children aged between two to five years. This will include, positive management of children's behaviour, providing a good role model and supervision of children at mealtimes.

Their main duties will involve providing support to other staff members in the team and to assist the nursery staff to implement the daily routine in the allocated room and personal care needs for children.

The candidate will adhere to the Policies & Procedures of the organisation and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiasm for working with young children
  • Good listening and verbal skills and ability to record information clearly
  • Ability to implement operational policies and procedures
  • Ability to work flexibly – occasionally working hours might be changed, e.g. if the setting hosts a Parent’s Evening or staff meeting

Personal qualities

  • Ability to be punctual and reliable for work in the setting
  • Able to work in a small team and can adapt themselves to communicating with young children, their parents and staff
  • Good at communicating with others

Desired qualifications

None required but a good level of English and maths.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

We are a lovely little family run nursery in the beautiful country side just outside of Newton Longville. Our premise is on a working farm and is set in converted barns with lots of fresh air and real animal noises and smells!

We are Ofsted registered and all 3 members of staff are level 3 qualified nursery nurses with full pediatric first aid qualifications, amongst other qualifications.


Teeny Queeny



Newton Road

Milton Keynes

MK17 0EB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company


Lauren Coughlan 01753 596004

The Childcare Company is an Ofsted ‘Grade 2 Good’ established leading National training provider delivering high quality apprenticeships in partnership with childcare employers to support the development and growth of our workforce.

The Childcare Company is dedicated that each apprentice has the best possible learning journey, by providing training that develops the apprentice’s workplace skills, knowledge and personal development (behaviours), that will have a positive impact on them, in their workplace and in the wider society and most importantly sets a solid foundation to progress in their chosen career path.

Training is delivered through blended learning.  Supported by one our sector specialist tutors the tutor will deliver teaching sessions using a variety of methods and additionally provide support and motivation. Working in partnership with the employer, apprentices will be provided with ‘on the job’ and ‘off the job’ training during their paid working hours. 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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