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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship LITTLE RAINBOW NURSERY LIMITED

An opportunity has arisen at Little Rainbow Nursery for the chance to kickstart or continue your career in Childcare. They are open to meet candidates of any level of experience. The successful applicant will work alongside experienced professionals, who will provide training and guidance during your apprenticeship. If interested, apply now!

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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 TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To ensure that health and safety policies are implemented at the nursery at all times
  • To be responsible for the safety and security of the nursery premises
  • To be responsible for providing a high standard of care and education, this meets the
    requirements of the Children Act and OFSTED inspections
  • To work as part of a staff team in providing a smooth-running and harmonious atmosphere in the nursery and in accordance with Little Rainbow Nursery policies
  • To keep a daily attendance register of staff and children
  • To ensure that records are available at all times
  • To arrive on time to prepare the day’s activities and set up equipment before the children arrive and to clear up after the children and parents leave
  • To be fully involved in the children’s play, nurturing the children’s own creative potential through the activities offered
  • To carry out other duties relevant to the job as directed by the Nursery Manager or Deputy

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, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

A DBS check will be required

About the employer

Little Rainbow Nursery was first established in 2009 by the current director of Little Rainbow Nursery Ltd. They aim to provide good quality care within a happy environment as well as recognise the development and aim to promote all areas of their physical, intellectual, language, social and emotional skills through a variety of activities, whilst recognising and respecting a child’s individual needs.




379-381 High Street


E15 4QZ

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Training provider



Sam Keeble

07495 553353

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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