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Nursery Assistant - Apprenticeship PLAYROOM LONDON LIMITED

To contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery.

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Closing date: 13 Dec 2021

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 - Friday 9am to 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Provide a safe and stimulating environment for children to play and learn

  • To contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Work alongside parents of special needs children to give full integration in the nursery
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To attend ALL out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents’ evenings, summer fair, Christmas party, etc.
  • To be flexible within the working practices of nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleaning of equipment, etc.
  • Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the project is fulfilled
  • Look upon the nursery as a ‘whole’, be constantly aware of the needs of the children
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to your position as a keyworker
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from different cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times

Specific child care tasks:

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child’s stage of development
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Washing and changing children as required
  • Providing comfort and warmth to a poorly child

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Team work
  • Problem solver

Personal qualities

  • Upbeat
  • Friendly
  • Caring
  • Patient
  • Bubbly
  • Committed
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy

Desired qualifications

None required.

Future prospects

Full time role or progress onto Level 3 course. 

Things to consider

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About the employer

A lovely Nursery in the heart of Wandsworth. My Client has a supportive management team who develop staff in their careers and are happy to support on additional courses and career development. My client value our exceptionally hard-working staff and are a friendly supportive team.





Garratt Lane


SW18 4DX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by THE RECALVI ENTERPRISE LTD


Amy Wilson 07825648381

Full Early Years Practitioner training to be provided on the job. 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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