Nursey Assistant Apprentice ROTHERSTHORPE NURSERY LTD

This position is for an Nursey Assistant Apprentice to help run a busy nursery. This opportunity will allow the apprentice to understand working in a nursery and what it takes to support children in their education. You will receive on-the-job training under the guidance of experienced colleague.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    £8 per hour

  • Working week

    25 hours per week. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working in partnership with the Manager and Deputy to ensure that all short and long term goals are reached. 
  • Attend to and oversee the children, considering their physical, emotional, and intellectual needs.
  • Ensure the daily running and administration of the nursery, adhering to the Policies & Procedures of Rothersthorpe Nursery and compliance with the Nursery policies, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the EYFS Standards.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Training to take place at Northampton College, NN3 3RF - 1 day a week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential for a full time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Private Day Nursery in Rothertsthorpe Village, registered for 55 children per session for children aged 3 months to 5 years, we run a breakfast, after school and holiday club for children aged 4 years to 11 years. We are open 51 weeks a year and closed for statutory bank holidays.








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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


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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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