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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Cropwell Bishop Primary School

Our childcare at Cropwell Bishop School is run by The Lime Trees Childcare. They are looking to recruit an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to assist with duties such as, develop positive relationships with children, parents and staff, learn to plan a wide range of suitable activities for children etc.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

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. Working a range of shifts between the hours of 7.30am and 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our childcare at Cropwell Bishop School is run by The Lime Trees Childcare.

If you are a friendly kind of person that aspires to work within the childcare industry then look no further. You will gain a great understanding of all aspects of the running of the nursery.

Duties within the role include:

  • Understand and carry out efficiently, routine tasks in the nursery.
  • Develop positive relationships with children, parents and staff.
  • Develop a basic understanding of child development.
  • Understand and implement nursery policies.
  • Help to provide a clean, safe and stimulating environment.
  • Attend staff meetings regularly and offer input.
  • Learn to plan a wide range of suitable activities for children.
  • Write good quality observations in each area (training given).
  • Learn to maintain some records of children's development (personal profiles).
  • Collect well written evidence for your portfolio.
  • Ensure witness statements are collated from staff for evidence portfolio.
  • Other general duties as and when required.

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

  • Early Years Practitioner -
  • Please refer to above link for more information.
  • Functional Skills Level 1/Level 2 if required.
  • Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment.

This apprenticeship will take place at the employers address.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto a level 3 qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English/ Maths (Grade A*-D/ 9-3) Essential

About the employer

Our childcare at Cropwell Bishop School is run by The Lime Trees Childcare. They are a warm welcoming community of staff and children who moved into their purpose-built building in November 2014. The room offers calming walls and open windows looking out onto farm fields and the new building came with a fantastic outdoor area.


Cropwell Bishop Primary School


Stockwell Lane

Cropwell Bishop


NG12 3BX

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Training provider



Nottingham College


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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