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Nursery Nurse Apprentice Spectacularkidz Pre-School Nursery

You will be an assistant, but as you gain experience you will be a key worker for individual children. Planning activities according to the EYFS. Being responsible for caring for babies and children. Working with the nursery manager, parents and other team members.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 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. You will also be required to attend college twice each month. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    09 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is advertised by the Training Trust on behalf of Spectacularkidz.

  • An ability to work in all areas of the nursery with different age groups of children
  • Fully understand the EYFS, to plan activities and to record the children’s development as they move through the nursery
  • Prepare snacks for the children
  • To attend to their personal care needs throughout the day ensuring that the child is respected and safe at all times
  • Feeding the children and attending to the sleep and rest needs throughout the day
  • Helping with supervising children during activities and play
  • Helping with setting up equipment and areas for activities, making sure everything is safe and suitable for the children
  • Being responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment for the children, staff and parents alongside other staff
  • Reporting the room leader and managers of the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous experience of working in a child care setting with babies and young children desirable but not essential
  • Candidates must be enthusiastic and willing to learn

Personal qualities

  • Good use of English and maths      
  • Hard worker and willing to be flexible                                                
  • Conscientious and works to a high standard
  • Patience                                     
  • Kind and caring qualities               
  • Bubbly personality
  • Willingness to learn and also to contribute to the team e.g. ideas for activities
  • Reliable and has good timekeeping

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s maths and English Grades 4-9 (A-C) or equivalents/Functional Skills Level 1

Future prospects

  • Becoming a room leader or similar position of responsibility

Things to consider

  • Please be aware that the college workshops are held at Woodford Green and you must be prepared to travel as college attendance (2 x monthly) is mandatory
  • According to your shift pattern you may have early starts or late finished
  • You will be answerable to your manager or room leader
  • Train or bus journey commute to work
  • You must attend college workshops as required

About the employer

At SpectacularKidz, we strive to provide a safe, educational, stimulating and fun filled environment for children between the ages of 0 - 12. This warm nurturing approach teamed with the outstanding premises creates an environment that every discerning parents look for when choosing suitable childcare.


Spectacularkidz Pre-School Nursery



Broadmead Road

Woodford Green


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Trust (WFCCTT)


Cameron Jackson 0208 518 1344

  • Level 2 early years practioner qualification
  • Functional skills if required
  • The employer may also require you to attend additional training e.g. first aid, which will be essential to your role and responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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