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Apprentice Nursery Assistant THE EARLY LEARNING CAMP LIMITED

A unique 'forest school' in the Exhall area of Coventry have an exciting post for an Apprentice Nursery Assistant. The candidate will help create an engaging and caring early learning environment for young children and support children to learn through play.

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Closing date: 17 Jun 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

    Apprentices will work a shift pattern covering hours between 7.45am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 38.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Early Learning Camp are looking for a fun, enthusiastic and dedicated person to join and train within their friendly and supportive team.

Duties include:

  • To help create an engaging and caring early learning environment for young children 
  • Supporting children to learn through play
  • To work in partnership with parents to help children learn and develop
  • Helping to develop day to day routines
  • Creating and setting up fun activities to engage children in learning
  • Ensuring a safe and healthy environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To be trained in the role of a Nursery Assistant
  • To contribute in providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery
  • To give support to other personnel in the nursery
  • To implement the daily routine in the room
  • To work together as a team supporting each other for the benefit of the children
  • Liaise with parent’s and carer’s, sharing information about their child’s development
  • Where required, attend college and complete assignments on time

Personal qualities

  • Dedication to providing the best quality care for the children in the nursery
  • A willingness to learn and develop in the role
  • A professional attitude in the workplace
  • A genuine love of nature and the outdoors

Desired qualifications

  • A good standard of education in maths and English is required
  • GCSE (or equivalent) maths and English will provide exemptions from Functional Skills

Future prospects

A desire to continue with training and education.

Can progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Early Years Educator.

Things to consider

You will be subject to a DBS (Criminal Record Check) for this post and must be able to obtain two references. 

About the employer

The Early Learning Camp is a unique 'American Camp' style forest school located on Blackhorse Road in Exhall, Coventry.  Caring for children aged 0 - 4 years where they are free to explore nature and experience learning in a physically, mentally, emotionally healthy and above all fun way.





Blackhorse Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Coventry And Warwickshire Chambers Of Commerce Training Limited


Sophie Florance 02476231122

  • To work towards an intermediate level apprenticeship which includes a level 2 diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional skills in English and maths (if no prior exemptions)
  • Candidates will attend CWCT training centre for one day per week

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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