Apprentice Nursery Assistant THE LONGRIDGE NURSERY LTD

Do you want to become a qualified Early Years Professional? We are looking for someone who has a genuine passion for working with children and is keen to learn and progress in their own career. The role will include supporting children and helping with personal care such as nappy changes, supporting children during meal times, and more.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    Salary dependent on experience.

    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

    4/5 Days a week across Monday - Friday. Times and days to be confirmed but you will be working day shifts between 7.30am - 6.00pm. Minimum of 30 hours a week.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the children in their day to day routines
  • Planning and providing the children with learning and play activities to extend their development
  • Observing the children and contributing towards observations and learning journeys
  • Supporting the children in the outdoor play area, ensuring learning is brought outside
  • Helping and supporting the children at mealtimes throughout the day
  • Keeping the children safe at all times
  • Any other duties required by the manager
  • Having lots of fun with the children

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old
  • This is a knowledge based course with practical aspects that will need to be demonstrated
  • You will complete an end point assessment where you will take a knowledge test and professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position avaliable for the right candidate. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade Grade 4/C or above.) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years Practitioner/Childcare (Grade Pass or above.) Essential

About the employer

If you have a passion for working with and educating young children, a huge smile, a friendly, welcoming manner and a desire to be part of a hard-working team then please apply for this role today. We are open in the thriving small town of Longridge, The Longridge Nursery provides bespoke childcare.




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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Paisley Firth


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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