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Apprentice Nursery Nurse Assistant Blue Bell Woods Day Nursery Limited

A small and friendly nursery where we pride ourselves on providing excellent childcare and education. You will need to provide quality childcare, support children's learning and development, provide a safe and welcoming environment and cater for each child's individual health needs.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between the hours of 07:45am and 6:00pm (shifts to be discussed at interview)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day consists of the following:

  • encouraging play
  • assisting with art activities
  • outside play
  • helping with meal times
  • nappy changing
  • storytime and singing sessions
  • providing a safe and secure environment in which children can learn

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good level of literacy is needed as need to complete paperwork

Personal qualities

  • Genuine interest in working with children
  • Reliable with good time-keeping
  • Smart, clean appearance
  • Desire to work with children
  • Caring and patient
  • Team player
  • Ability to work in a busy environment
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Hard-working
  • Good sense of humour

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above in maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

For the right applicant there is potential to develop a career within the company dependent upon attitude and performance during the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role will involve working with children/young people so a DBS check will need to be completed.

Work will take place outside and inside with the children.

Training on the apprenticeships programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

About the employer

Blue Bell Woods Day Nursery have been operating for 8 years in Binley Woods, Coventry. Each child at Blue Bell Woods is valued for their uniqueness. Nursery life focuses on the interests and needs of each. Our highly experienced and qualified team tune in to the children, considering, "What is it like to be a child here?"
Children make friendships, learn social skills, become independent and grow in confidence. The children thrive in a caring, homely and warm environment with access to a fantastic outside area as well as the local woods.



Blue Bell Woods Day Nursery Limited


Monks Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Coventry College


Sharon Barker 02476 791742

  • NVQ Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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