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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Cherish Day Nursery

Cherish Day Nursery are looking for a Level 2 qualified Apprentice to work towards their Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification, to assist in delivering high quality childcare to the children that attend the nursery on a daily basis.

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 8:00am - 5:00pm or 9:00am - 6:00pm)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Nursery Manager
  • To work as part of a team
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • To have empathy and understanding of children under five
  • To be able to perform under stress
  • To be a creative thinker
  • To have the ability to write reports and keep them accurate and updated
  • To have excellent verbal and communication skills with children
    and parents

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

  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Remote Course Delivery with Allocated 1-2-1 Trainer

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, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years Practitioner (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

For this role, all candidates that are selected for interviews must hold a relevant and/or equivalent Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification already.

About the employer

Cherish Day Nursery is a privately owned children's day nursery and pre-school based in Sydenham, that deliver high quality childcare to children aged between 6 months old and 5 years old.


Cherish Day Nursery





SE26 6PL

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Training provider



Sam Keeble

07495 553353

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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