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Apprentice Nursery Assistant- Level 2 Highfields Community Centre Daisies Nursery

As a Level 2 Nursery Assistant, you will be working in a warm, caring childcare facility to create a safe, educational and fun environment for young children. Good transport links and development opportunities.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 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, 9am - 3.30pm. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A Level 2 Nursery Assistant Apprentice is a rewarding position that requires you to engage with children on an individual level while still supervising the rest of the classroom.

Duties will include:

  • Planning and supervising fun and educational activities
  • Managing a daily schedule that includes activities, toilet breaks, lunch and rest time
  • Observing children and taking notes of any problematic behaviour
  • Feeding and changing babies
  • Communicating with parents and staff members
  • Ensuring the safety of children
  • Helping children learn numeracy and language through daily activities
  • Care routines for children
  • Key person for a group of children
  • Keeping the play room clean and tidy
  • Assessments and report writing for key children
  • Safeguarding children, keeping them safe

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

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Daisies Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme, which includes a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification delivered through Dasies Nursery dedicated training provider, Realise.

Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

We’ve invested heavily in our people and culture, and we want to grow our teams by finding people who share our passion and enthusiasm for creating a better future.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

In the future after successfully completing Level 2 Nursery Assistant, you could progress onto Level 3 Early years Nursery Educator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Desired

Things to consider

•Parking near by •DBS require (we can help with the process) •On local bus route

About the employer

Daisies Child Care opened in June 2006 followed by our Melbourne Road Branch which opened in April 2016 , offering a high standards in care and education in a warm ,caring , learning environment in which children can learn, develop and discover new and exciting experiences . We have two ideal settings located in close proximity of local schools and libraries.Daisies Child Care Ltd Director & Founder Kausher Mussa has previous experience in providing high quality childcare.


Daisies Nursery


Highfields Community Centre, 96 Melbourne Road, Highfields



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2022