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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Head Start Day Nursery

A private day nursery is looking for a person to provide safe, high quality learning experiences which meets the individual needs of children attending the setting whilst also caring for them.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 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 - Friday, 9am - 5pm. Includes 1 hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Observe and support children’s learning
  • Ensure the nursery is clean and tidy
  • Plan activities for the day ahead
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Be prepared to help out where needed
  • Working alongside colleagues as team
  • Encourage children’s development
  • To support the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to care for groups of children

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Hard working
  • Confident

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required but assessment will be carried out at interview to determine whether this programme is suitable.

Future prospects

The successful candidate can progress onto an Apprenticeship at a higher level, into employment, or onto further training at college.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Head Start are privately owned Ofsted registered day nurseries committed to provide the highest quality day care and early years education for children from 3 months up to 5 years. 
Their aim is to provide a stimulating environment where children can learn the joy of and feel secure in a homely and caring atmosphere. They believe that the nursery experience should be an enjoyable part of early childhood. 


Head Start Day Nursery


Theobalds Park Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse 07805980150

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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