Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Cherubs Kindergarten

Cherubs Kindergarten are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice who is one hundred percent dedicated to working with Children. If this sounds the perfect position for you then apply now!

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

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Closing date: 23 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

35 hours per week Monday-Friday

Apprenticeship duration

12-15 months

Possible start date

02 May 2017

Date posted

04 Nov 2015

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



2 available

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include: 

  • Carrying out daily health and safety checks, and reporting faults to equipment, appliances or furniture or any other potential hazard
  • Providing food and drinks
  • Assisting on trips and activities
  • Assess children’s development
  • Carrying out creative activities
  • Supervising sleep times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Positive attitude
  • Care and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work to full potential
  • Creative skills

Personal qualities

The Ideal Candidate should be enthusiastic about their work, a good time keeper, enjoys working with children and have a keen interest in the care and development of young children.

Qualifications required

GCSE A to E in Maths and English or equivalent qualification.

Access to the Internet and PC is mandatory as all coursework is submitted to your assessor via an online electronic portfolio.

Future prospects

  • Possibility of securing a permanent job within the company on completion of the Intermediate Level Qualification.
  • Progression to an Advanced Qualification is a possibility.

Things to consider

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This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

The nursery is well equipped for learning and play under the care of a happy team of experienced, well qualified staff who have earned plaudits from both parents and Ofsted for the quality of care provided.

The nursery is light and airy throughout; rooms provide segregation of age groups and activities when desired with generous spaces for rest and play. Stimulating colour schemes and displays of work add to a spacious yet homely environment.


Cherubs Kindergarten


18 Cragg Hill



LS18 4NU

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Training provider

Competency qualification: This qualification is delivered through practical and written assignments which are carried out in the workplace and apprentices will be required to produce work tasks and build an eportfolio of evidence.

Knowledge: This aspect of the course is delivered in the workplace.

Functional Skills at level 1 in Maths, English and ICT delivered in the classroom

Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the main qualification

Paediatric First Aid delivered over two Saturdays in the classroom (12 hours duration)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services



Other information

‘From October 1st 2015 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.’

Employer's Application Instructions

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply online at and you will be invited to sit an initial assessment at City Training Services. If you have previously applied, please call our recruitment team on 01274 728316 and quote the NAS reference number. ***Please ensure that you quote the reference number of the vacancy you wish to be considered for within the ‘Additional Information’ section of the Application Form***

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Apr 2017