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Wollaton Village Day Nursery is looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic nursery assistant who is able to help within the nursery. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to start their career within the childcare industry. The nursery will also consider candidates who are already level 2 qualified looking to complete their level 3.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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 - 7.30am to 6pm rota of shifts

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

If you are a friendly kind of person that aspires to work within the childcare industry then look no further. You will gain a great understanding of all aspects of the running of the nursery. Duties within the role include: Helping out with activities with the children  Personal Care of the children  Setting up activities and clearing them away  Ensuring that the nursery is kept clean and tidy  Helping out at meal times  Greeting parents and children  Ensuring any relevant paperwork is completed Changing nappies and feeding  Work with children in the nursery, individually and in groups to assist and improve their development  Attend training sessions and meetings relevant to the post.  Other general duties as and when required This apprenticeship is work based therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Good communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels • Hard working • Well organised to meet deadlines for the course

Personal qualities

• A genuine interest in interacting with and developing children • The ability to work as part of a team • Friendly and welcoming • Calm, patient and caring • Driven and willingness to learn and take on challenges • Committed to children’s welfare

Desired qualifications

A* - D (9-3) GCSE in Maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto a level 3 qualification.

About the employer

Wollaton Village Day Nursery Group is a family owned and run group of childcare nurseries. They specialise in childcare throughout the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas. Their aim is to provide a secure and happy environment for children which will enable them to develop to their full potential.




741 Wollaton Road




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Early Years Practitioner Functional Skills if required Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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