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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship APPLES & CHERRIES DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Work with and support children. Work as part of a team. Build and maintain strong partnerships with parents. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 3 qualification.

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

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday/ 08:00am-6:00pm Shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Keep records of children’s development and learning journey.
  • Preparation and completion of activities to suit the needs of each child.
  • Ensure that meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing.
  • Washing and changing children as required.
  • Ensuring good standards of safety, hygiene, and cleanliness.
  • Liaise with and support parents and family members.
  • Attend out-of-hours working activities i.e. training, staff meetings, parent’s evening, etc.
  • Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking domestic jobs within the nursery.
  • Work alongside the manager and staff to ensure the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled.
  • Recording accidents in the accident book.

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

Apprentices will be required to attend college at least x1 day per week either at Uxbridge, Harrow or Hayes Campus completing necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship.

The apprentice will be required to complete:

  • Work towards gaining a full Level 3 Early Years Practitioner qualification.
  • First Aid qualification
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours.
  • Standard and End Point Assessment.
  • Functional Skills in English, maths, and ICT (if required).

Other training will be provided by the employer as required to enable the fulfilment of the job role.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Can be discussed at the interview.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Apple & Cherries Day Nursery is an Attachment-Aware nursery, employing an Attachment-Based Approach to enable children to feel safe and secure and 'Grow & Glow' whilst in their care.




St. Laurence Church Hall, Shepherds Close



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Feb 2023