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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Seeds To Stars Nursery Ltd

• To monitor children’s development • Planning appropriate age/stage activities • To provide a stimulating environment for children to learn • To work well with the team and use own initiative

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Closing date: 29 May 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

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • As an Apprentice you will provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for the children attending our setting.
  • Our ideal candidate will be outgoing, positive, and enthusiastic with a passion for child development.
  • You will be able to use your initiative when engaging with the children to ensure their needs and requirements are met and they feel comfortable throughout the day.
  • You will interact with parents/carers of the children daily therefore you will need to be confident and have excellent communication skills.
  • You will support staff within the setting and contribute to effective teamwork while providing an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.
  • While working in the nursery you will be expected to support the children’s learning and development through play and monitor the children’s progress to ensure they reach their development targets.
  • You will promote positive relationships in the early years setting and assist with activities that keep children engaged throughout the day to enhance the children’s independence.
  • While working in the setting you will be expected to complete a Level 3 in Early Years and maintain excellent progress with your studies which will provide you with the underpinning knowledge required to carry out the role to a high standard.  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of food handling procedures
  • Paediatric first aid

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

Childcare level 2

Future prospects

Possibility of gaining a full time working contract upon successful completion of apprenticeship programme. 

Things to consider

  • DBS check
  • 2 Satisfactory references

About the employer

We provide a professional caring environment for children aged 0 to 5 years.

In this supportive environment, your child will be able to learn and develop through play and creativity.

Staff will work hand in hand with you to follow the EYFS curriculum to enable your child to progress and learn to the best of their ability. Along with supportive staff and this confidence building environment, your child will achieve the best start in life.

We are a purpose built 80+ place private day nursery and Pre-School made up of a large pre-school, Toddler rooms and baby rooms as well as after school and holiday club rooms with each room having its own dedicated outdoor area and further extensive outdoor space.

Our setting ethos is firmly that we are a passionate, friendly and caring nursery with a happy atmosphere. We have good, positive relationships with all our parents. Our setting is very multi-cultural with a variety of children from different ethnic backgrounds with culturally diverse staff members.


Seeds To Stars Nursery Ltd


C/O Play Arena

Little London Road


S8 0UH

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Training provider

Education and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Education and Skills


Steph Jones

Entry Requirements:
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for The Early Years Workforce:
The Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

This qualification is structured around the following four themes:

  • Health and well-being.
  • Legislation, frameworks and professional practice.
  • Play, development and learning for school readiness.
  • Professional development.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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