Apprentice Early Years Nursery Assistant Glenfield Nursery

You will be guided by the Nursery Manager and the team throughout your apprenticeship, they will support and guide you. The nursery expects you to deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. The ideal candidate must be approachable, caring and have a passion for working with children.

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Closing date: 26 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    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, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To understand and work to our policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies.
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To be a key person
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work in partnership with senior management to update and review the self-evaluation and improvement plan
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with The Homestead aims and objectives
  • Complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship in line with your expected target dates

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator at Stockton Riverside College
  • Functional Skills maths and English, if required
  • First aid qualification
  • Training will include paediatric first aid qualification 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Time management, Enthusiastic, Willing to learn, Reliable, Flexible, Motivated, Able to form relationships


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
Other Childcare (Grade Pass or higher) Desired

About the employer

We strive to ensure children have a wide range of experiences, their needs are met, they have an environment rich in learning and, more importantly, their thoughts and ideas are listened to. Glenfield has an exceptional reputation within the local area and we call ourselves The Glenfield Family! We continue to see and hear of many of our pupils working and thriving. Amongst them is an accomplished pianist, 2 footballers, a Soprano singer and much more, but most importantly the blossoming of character. We endeavour to support our local community especially since the 2020 Lockdown; we have built relationships with local care homes, shops and medical practices – all of which are important for children, to promote their Cultural Capital experiences and their awareness of British Values. branch is English! Safeguarding and ‘working with others’ is a vital part of our Nursery. We work with a variety of agencies such as Social Workers, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists and many more to support all children in our care.


Glenfield Nursery


19 Albert Road



TS16 0DA

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Training provider


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


Anna Reeves

07436 795883

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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