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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Barnes Primary School

You will be working towards a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner at Barnes Primary School situated by the river Thames, in Southwest London. This is a vibrant, dynamic, thriving and happy place, where you will be supported at every stage of your learning.

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Closing date: 09 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Work: Monday to Friday, 08.30am - 16.00pm with half an hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Jointly with the nursery teachers and/or other early years practitioners, work with the class, a group or individual
    children in learning activities across all areas of the EYFS curriculum.
  • Assist groups and individual children, including those with special educational needs, in learning activities.
  • Support the development of children’s language skills, encouraging children to express themselves clearly; and
    help to continually extend children’s vocabulary.
  • Support children in their play.
  • Encourage children to join in with learning activities that promote their development and enjoyment of learning.
  • Establish constructive working relationships with children, ensuring they are safe and secure, included and valued.
  • Act as a role model, setting high expectations and providing oral feedback on progress and achievement.
  • Take a part in observing and recording children’s learning and use online pupil assessment systems (following
  • Work within the established behaviour policy to anticipate and constructively manage behaviour promoting
    self-control and responsibility.
  • Use IT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence in its use.
  • Actively support the school’s equal opportunity policy, ensuring that all pupils have an equal access to learning opportunities.

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

The qualifications that you will gain at Level 2 are the following:

  • Early Years Practitioner Qualification Level 2
  • Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths and English (if required)
  • Training will be provided at Achieving for Children, based in Twickenham
  • The learner will have 1 day per week to use for personal learning

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With a Level 2 qualification, learners are able to:

  • Work in a rewarding Nursery Nurse role.
  • Apply for other Early Years Level 2 Practitioner qualifications such as; Childminder Assistant, Nanny, Early Years Worker, Nursery Assistant, Nursery Nurse, and Nursery practitioner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Barnes Primary School is a Community School that is vibrant, dynamic and thriving. Currently there are 420 full-time pupils organised into 14 classes.


Barnes Primary School


Barnes Primary School

Cross Street


SW13 0QQ

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Training provider



020 8876 7358

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 09 Aug 2022