Advanced Nursery Assistant Apprentice MOUNTFORD HOUSE NURSERY LIMITED

Mountford House Nursery are looking for a hardworking and passionate Apprentice to complete their qualifications and support existing staff within the setting.

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Closing date: 29 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

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 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

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.

Qualifications required

A-C in Maths and English or equivalent are desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

There is a possibility of securing a full time role upon completion of Level 3.

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.

About the employer

It is our aim at Mountford House Nursery to provide your child with a happy, healthy and safe environment. We offer a wide variety of stimulating learning activities that encourage and challenge children in many areas.




373 Mansfield Road



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Training provider

This is a fully work based learning apprenticeship therefore no college days are required. An Interserve qualified assessor will visit the setting once a month to meet with the successful candidate to complete observations, Dictaphone discussions and question and answer sessions. The successful candidate will work towards to Early years educator level 3 qualification and functional skills where applicable.

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: 29 Sep 2017