Apprentice Nursery Assistant FAIRMOUNT NURSERY LIMITED

You will be joining the nursery to complete your apprenticeship where you will be studying for a work-based qualification whilst you are with us and the nursery you will be supported and mentored by experienced to achieve this.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    20 days annual pay given at full pay per annual year (January – December) Setting is closed all bank holidays and full pay is given.

    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

    Working a variety of shifts between 7:15 am – 6:30 pm. Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To support nursery practitioners and work as part of the nursery team
  • To provide high quality childcare and education
  • To assist in the planning and implementation of activities for the children in the area you are working in
  • To work alongside staff ensuring a safe environment for all children, staff and visitors to the setting
  • To be flexible and help where needed
  • To work to the policies and procedures of the setting, support the safeguarding procedures & maintain confidentiality at all times

The training you will be getting

Training will be carried out by the employer and approved training provider RNN Group. The successful candidate will work toward the Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce and have a mix of monthly face-to-face at work, weekly classes and remote tutor visit to support you through your learning journey.

This includes a Paediatric First Aid qualification, as well as Functional skills level 2 in maths & English if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression to a fulltime position and the possibility of further qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Friendly and approachable, Supportive and dedicated


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C (4-9)) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Make sure you can travel to the nursery. The nursery will consider L2 Early Years Practitioner dependent on prior experience and qualifications. A full DBS will be required for any suitable candidates.

About the employer

Fairmount Nursery has over 20 years’ experience in providing high quality childcare and early education. We provide full day care for children aged 3mths - 5 years. Every child is unique and we believe that success and growth come from encouragement and praise. Our goal is to create a unique, warm, safe environment which supports children's learning, building their self-confidence, enabling all children to become well-balanced people of the world.




Clarkehouse Road


S10 2LA

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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




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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