Apprentice Nursery Assistant Nelly's Nursery

Apprentice Nursery Assistant supported by the Nursery Manager and All About Children's Childcare and Education Team to complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship while gaining hands on experience of working with children in a nursery setting.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2023

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

    8 Hour Shifts to be confirmed, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years Qualification. 
  • To participate in your own development plan. 
  • To undertake induction training with a named mentor.
  •  To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues with them. 
  • To support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain children’s records. 
  • To develop a understanding of Safeguarding Policies. 
  • To undertake a shared responsibility for the care of children, health,safety and cleanliness.

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

Over 18 months,you will study units like health & safety,child development, safeguarding,communication,purposeful play,educational programmes, supporting children with additional needs, collaborative working,wellbeing principles,child protection, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management.

If you do not hold GCSE Maths & English (or equivalent), these will be delivered with the apprenticeship programme. alongside your job role, 20% of your time in work must be dedicated to developing new skills. This can be any time devoted to learning.

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 2 or 3 qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To build a career in the early years sector. We are a company who likes to promote within so there are plenty of opportunities to work your way up.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, reliable, committed, understanding, imaginative, passionate, articulate, Calm, caring, friendly


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

We and our employer are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, a DBS check is required. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared

About the employer

All About Children has been providing the highest quality childcare to families and local communities. We create nurseries that provide calm and nurturing environments, inspiring the children in our care to learn and explore.


Nelly's Nursery


Dulwich Sports Ground

Turney Road

SE21 7JH

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Training provider



Caitlin Genge


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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