Childcare Apprentice Tree Tots Nursery

Working in a well established nursery Tree Tots, dealing with 0-5 year olds. They pride themselves on the reputation they have within the community and like to help assist all parents with the care they give.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    39 hrs Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Help staff with both long and short range of activities
  • Assist in play and stimulating games to play with children
  • Record all incidents accurately
  • Maintain daily and open communication with parents
  • Cleaning duties essential
  • All forms and documents completed
  • Security adhered to and safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Arrange room environment to suit the needs to activity
  • Health and safety at all times within the nursery
  • Equipment kept clean and tidy
  • Closing down procedures followed
  • Notice board kept up to date
  • Handover to other staff members

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To contribute to a high standard of care of children within the nursery
  • Give support to the other individuals within the nursery
  • Caring
  • Great listening skills
  • Communicate using different methods of communication
  • Patient
  • Understanding
  • Want to pursue this as your career goal
  • Willing
  • Can do attitude
  • Diplomatic
  • Professional

Personal qualities

  • Good track record of time keeping
  • Smart and professional
  • Caring nature
  • Willing to learn
  • Willing to clean up after children
  • Be involved in all activities
  • Happy
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs A*-C desirable and you will need your Maths and English GCSE, or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Progression onto a further qualification within the nursery and also a possible full time job role.

In the event that the candidate would like to progress onto an Advanced Level Children and Young People Apprenticeship they must have grades A*-C in GCSE English and Maths as these are the entry requirements as of 1st August 2015.

Things to consider

Are you willing to look after all age groups of children within the nursery?

About the employer

A well established nursery - Tree tots have been open many years and pride themselves on the care they give to 0-5 year olds as well as informing parents of the developments of the children.


Tree Tots Nursery


Stockbridge Village Library

The Withens


L28 1AB

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Training provider

L2 childcare inclusive of functional skills which will be delivered to you in your work place by Interserve learning and employment

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


Jules Westbrook

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.’

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017