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Apprentice Nursery Assistant MY SHOOTING STARS NURSERIES LTD

Shooting Stars require an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to join their workforce and complete a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Early Years Practitioner standard. Duties include contributing to a caring environment for children. Apply Today!

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Closing date: 07 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

    30 Hours Monday to Friday, shifts between 7.30am & 6.00pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Understand each child as an individual and have a general understanding of childcare and child development.
  • Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoor and outdoor) and at mealtimes.
  • Learn how to help children become independent through helping them acquire self-help skills, including, dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene.
  • Understand how to demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.

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

Level 2 - Early Years Practitioner Standard Apprenticeship

This will involve a Regional Trainer delivering face to face training and e-learning, and workplace mentoring, to guide you through your Apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression to level 3 following successful completion of a level two childcare standard, Shooting Stars Nurseries will guarantee a permanent, full time position to the applicant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience, Reliable, Have a sense of humour, Dedicated, Respect Diversity


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 Grade) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 Grade) Desired

Things to consider

Please note you could be asked to interview earlier than date advertised, as the dates are a general guide, once we have found the right applicant we will close the position. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Whilst on the apprenticeship you will be entitled to an NUS card

About the employer

Shooting Stars provides the ultimate care and education for your child. At our nurseries, your child will receive a rich, stimulating nursery experience which will be a positive influence on their learning and development. We specialise in the care of babies and toddlers and pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of childcare.




25 Mount Road


LE10 1AD

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Training provider



Debbie Pennington

01704 502 243

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Babcock Training website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. Any problems applying or enquiries please call Debbie on 01704 502 243.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Oct 2022