Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship - Bright Horizons BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Look forward to the Extraordinary Every Day! Discover your passion, possibilities & purpose. Take that first step and start building your career in Childcare today.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours per week Monday – Friday (between the hours of 7.30am and 8pm). Exact shift to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As part of the Bright Horizons family, we'll help you achieve your potential, embracing your talents and supporting you throughout your career journey with us.

We’d love to hear from you if you’re passionate about caring for children and contributing to their learning and development. Don’t worry if you don’t feel as if you hit all the points mentioned below – remember everyone has to start somewhere and we’d love to support you in your development here at Bright Horizons!

What you’ll be doing:
• Working as part of a nursery team looking after babies and children up to the age of 5.
• Having daily adventures with our children through interactive play, activities, reading and helping them with their curious minds through the learning curriculum
• Communicating with parents daily on their child’s activities
• Provide a caring and supporting environment where the children feel safe and looked after
• Creating play and learning opportunities that support the children’s learning
• Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding procedures and policies are followed at all times
• Working alongside your Assessor, including attending all training required for completion of your formal qualification
• Having the ability to manage own time to complete required coursework in the given timeframe
• Driving own development through the active participation in appraisals, one-to-ones, and requesting supervisions where required
• Reflecting and proactively utilising new ideas and initiatives, including feedback, to enhance development and learning

Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
• Access to Bright Horizons generous pay
• Discounts on high street names including cinema tickets and holidays
• Unlimited Leave.
• Discounted childcare at any Bright Horizons nursery
• Ongoing support, training and investment throughout your apprenticeship and career

At Bright Horizons you will be working towards a Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 18 months.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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

  • Early Years Educator Apprenticeship L3
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With over 300 nurseries throughout the UK, whatever career you're looking for, you'll be supported during your personal and professional journey.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience


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

About the employer

Bright Horizons’ HEART Principles are the foundation of our culture and how we interact with one another when we are at our best. These values — Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, Teamwork — guide all of us in the work we do each day.




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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: 02 Jun 2023