Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Apprentice Nursery Assistant Bambini Day Nursery

Caring for our 2 year old 'Mini Gems' provision at our day nursery. Following daily routines including personal care and providing a safe and friendly environment. Observing children and supporting their development.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 16 Feb 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

    Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm Term time only

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A nursery assistant plays an important role in assisting in the care of young children. You will be planning and organising both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of children’s personal needs. You will need to be punctual, caring and reliable. 

Within this role you will be training on the job with one day at CWCT's training centre, working towards a Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce.


Providing professional childcare is the responsibility of a Nursery Assistant. You will need to take care of, play with, or teach children using the curiosity approach and in the moment planning while they are at the Nursery. You will need to be highly trustworthy and attentive to children’s needs.

A Nursery Assistant usually performs many of the following tasks:

  • Supervising children's playtime
  • Engaging children in learning and play activities
  • Keeping and updating records
  • Working with team members
  • Maintaining a high standard of operation
  • Attending staff meetings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Must have a good hard working enthusiastic attitude with good levels of confidence. Have a caring and patient nature.

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to learning

Desired qualifications

No formal entry requirements; however, if you possess English, maths, and ICT at GCSE or equivalent you will be exempt from Functional Skills.

Future prospects

As an apprentice you will be encouraged to embrace training opportunities within the nursery and childcare sector as a whole. An Advanced Apprenticeship in Early Years could be the next step.

Things to consider

A DBS is required to work with children; you must be able to provide identification for this i.e. passport, birth certificate, driving licence, utility bill. You will also need to provide two references.


  • Staff uniform provided
  • Dress down Friday
  • Birthday is given as a holiday
  • 5 additional days holiday given to use during term time


About the employer

Bambini Nursery is part of St Francis Rye School in Bedworth and offers nursery care and a before and after school club.

At Bambini we are a team of caring, nurturing professionals who strive to achieve the best for each and every child who attends Bambini whilst taking into consideration their individual needs and interests. We pride ourselves on being a good setting who value each family, child and their learning journey with us is of upmost importance. 


Bambini Day Nursery


C/O St. Francis Rye School

Rye Piece Ringway


CV12 8JN

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


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


Sophie Florance 02476 231122

Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce

Full on-the-job training to be provided. The successful candidate will be mentored and supervised by a fully qualified member of staff.

Apprentices will attend CWT Training one day per week to work towards knowledge sessions and Functional Skills in English, maths, and information technology (where applicable).

In addition the apprenticeship training Bambini offer online courses via Noodle Now

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.