Assistant Nursery Nurse Playroom Day Nursery

Playroom Nursery are looking for a hardworking apprentice to complete their qualifications and support existing staff within the setting.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 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

    39 Hours (Monday-Friday)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To work as part of the nursery team to provide high quality care and education for the children To supervise and play with the children

  • To oversee activities which cover all areas of children’s development
  • To liaise with and support parents and carers Undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery e.g preparing snacks and cleaning
  • Ensure good hygiene and cleanliness is maintained at all times
  • To support the team in providing effective planning for the Early Years Foundation Stage Ensure all nursery policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To attend in and out of working hours activities e.g staff meetings To work in a professional, efficient and caring manner at all times
  • Outdoor playing activities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has the ability to work well in a team but who is also able to use their own initiative and work independently. The successful candidate will need to be a confident individual with a caring manner You will be required to work to training deadlines with good time management skills.

Personal qualities

Candidate must have a genuine passions for working with children and be willing to learn.

Candidate MUST be well presented and be well spoken.

Qualifications required

A-C in Maths and English Essential.

Future prospects

Potential progression onto a full time position.

Things to consider

Within this nursery the shift patterns will vary therefore this needs to be an easy location for you to get to with bus routes which run early and frequently. From the 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Our nursery is set in a large Victorian house with lots of character on the corner of Musters Road and Patrick Road in West Bridgford, Nottingham.


Playroom Day Nursery


70 Musters Road

West Bridgford



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Training provider

Full Apprenticeship Training  Level 3 will be provided by Interserve. All training done on site at work, no day release. You will also be working towards a technical certificate, ERR (employer rights and responsibilities and functional skills in maths, English and ICT if not already achieved.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by esg


Chloe Gibbard

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017