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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Kiddi Caru Day Nursery

Do you want to start a career in childcare? An exciting opportunity has opened up at Kiddi Caru in Colchester.

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

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 - £356.40

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What is the purpose of the job?

To provide the highest level of care and education for children attending the nursery. Whilst you are gaining hands on experience in a high-quality childcare setting you will be working towards recognised childcare qualifications.

What do you have to achieve?

  • With support, the individual needs of children are identified and met
  • With support, equality of access and opportunity is given to all staff, parents and children
  • Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times
  • Positive working relationships with children, staff, parents and carers

Key Responsibilities:

Childcare and Education.

  1. Ensuring that the children's individual needs are identified and met. You will be expected to promote positive relationships between the children and will be expected to develop friendly and professional relationships with parents and carers.
  2. You will also be expected to be a positive, practical role model for the children, whilst supervising and supporting them at all times. You will ensure that the children are kept safe and that you fully understand and follow Safeguarding Procedures.
  3. Your duties will be dependent on your level of qualification but they will also include a wide range of interactive tasks, including setting up activities for the children, reading stories, playing games, helping at meal times, assisting with nappy changing and toileting and any other duties as necessary, along with joining in with play and creative activities, as this will be an important part of the role.
  4. You will also help to ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Health and Safety.

  1. You will adhere to all health and safety policy and procedures and be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added. This job description may be reviewed in the future.

At Kiddi Caru, you will be working towards an Early Years Educator Level 3 apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

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

Desired qualifications

Must have Early Years Practioner Level 2 or equivalent.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development.

Things to consider

The vacancy dates are to be used as a guide. Should the right candidate be found, the vacancy may close early.

About the employer

The pursuit of our principles is to be found in every aspect of the childcare we provide. This encompasses the environmentally friendly nurseries we design, the staff we employ, the food we serve and the policies and procedures to which we adhere. Importantly, it also covers our policy of communicating openly with all those who entrust their children into our care - this is our promise to you. Each nursery has been carefully designed to maximise the care, play and learning environment for your baby or child. To create a child friendly space, we have maximised natural daylight indoors whilst ensuring that we can maximise outdoor play. Safety features are a high priority including a double security door system. Finally, each nursery has its own kitchen to ensure that our children receive fresh cooked food created on site.


Kiddi Caru Day Nursery


Broadmere Road


RG22 4AQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Math's and English Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Oct 2021