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Nursery Assistant Apprentice INGREBOURNE DAY NURSERY LTD

Apprenticeship position working with children aged from birth to 4 years in a busy, friendly day nursery. Successful candidate will be reliable, punctual, have willingness to learn all aspects of childcare business and enjoy a busy, sometimes challenging but very rewarding career opportunity in this exciting sector.

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Closing date: 16 Sep 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 to Friday, shifts between 8am to 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from
    differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To be aware of all emergency and fire evacuation procedures
  • • To be flexible in hours and duties in order to meet the needs and requirements of the nursery

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?

Ingrebourne Day Nursery participate in the apprenticeship programme with the aim of recruiting apprentices on successful completion of relevant qualification. They actively encourage career progression within the company, all current managers began their careers as apprentices.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C) Desired

Things to consider

May be required to work from 8am-6pm on selected days

About the employer

Ingrebourne day nursery follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. Planning is child led and child initiated with focused activities planned to support the children’s individual interests. Children choose topical themes which help to stimulate their imagination and creativity.







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Training provider



Sam Keeble

07495 553353

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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