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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Burstow Parish Council

The role will involve organising daily activities, prepare snacks and resolve conflicts, while keeping a safe clean environment, constantly liaising with staff. To use own initiative and work independently as well as part of the team. To ensure the safety and development of all children from 6months to 5 years.

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Closing date: 30 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

    Mon - Fri, 9.00am - 3.00pm. This will include the 20% off the job training.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To have an enthusiastic attitude to work as part of a team and to ensure the children are cared for in a secure safe and stimulating environment
  • To work with staff to plan and co-ordinate activities for children, monitoring what they know and how to move them forward
  • To manage children’s behaviour and support their emotional needs
  • To ensure compliance with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security and confidentiality

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good use of initiative
  • Good organisational
  • Communication skills
  • Time keeping is essential

Personal qualities

  • Clear speech, honest, reliable
  • Confident as an individual and working as part of a team

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) maths & English grade 4 / C and above.

Future prospects

Possibility of a post at the end of training.

Things to consider

Travel to and from the nursery in a rural location.

About the employer

This position will be working in The Gingerbread House Nursery working as part of a small team with children aged from 6 months to 5 years.


Burstow Parish Council


Centenary Hall

Wheelers Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Surrey College


  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training will be to the End Point Assessment of the level 3 standard
  • Functional skills where needed

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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