Level 3 Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Small World Nursery

We are looking for a Level 3 apprentice to assist with the day-to-day duties of working with children.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Liaise with & support parents/carers
  • Work alongside the manager & staff team
  • To respect the confidentiality of information
  • To ensure the setting of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children
  • To organise activities
  • Preparation of snacks
  • To develop your role within the team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to learn
  • Enthusiastic to be working with children
  • Reliable

Personal qualities

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Positive approach to work with children
  • Patience

Qualifications required

Need one GCSE A*-C in English or maths. Previous work experience is required as this is will be supervisory role.

Future prospects

The candidate can progress into further employment.

About the employer

Following a mapping exercise by the Hertfordshire Early Years Development Partnership it was identified that there was a lack of affordable day-care provision in the West Watford area. Small World Nursery was set up in 2001 to resolve this gap with grants received from Hertfordshire County Council and the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB).


Small World Nursery


Tolpits Lane


WD18 6AA

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Training provider

Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner, GCSE English or maths  and Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017