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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Grove Park Pre-School

To work with children aged between 3 months and 5 years in cooperation with a Senior Nursery Nurse and under the general direction of the Nursery Manager.

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 (Shifts: 9:00am - 6:00pm or 8:00am - 5:00pm)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Help to ensure the safety and security of the children in the setting
  • Assist in promoting children's enjoyment and learning through planned play experiences
  • Support children's care routines such as meal and sleep times
  • Help to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities
  • Supervise and support childrens play, extending their interests through effective observation and planning and ensuring they feel safe at all times
  • To maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and serviceability of equipment, toys and books, etc, in the nursery
  • Undertake any other duties as directed by senior staff which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the position

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills Maths & English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible permanent position after completion of the course

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

A DBS check will be required

About the employer

Grove Park Pre-school have been at their site in Baring road since 1997. The nursery is owned by Steve and Ellen and is managed alongside Julie. They want the children in their nursery to be looked after by loving carers in an environment rich in active learning opportunities, but most of all they wanted him to be happy, confident and have lots of fun.


Grove Park Pre-School





SE12 0EE

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Training provider



Sam Keeble

07495 553353

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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