Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

Little Jewels Pre-School

This is a great start your career in childcare.The role includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere where the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

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Closing date: 18 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm, 35 hours per week

Apprenticeship duration

12 Months

Possible start date

25 Apr 2017

Date posted

25 Nov 2015

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available


  • To support children’s learning and development.
  • Support children’s development skills working to plan activities, recording observation and their progress. 
  • To assist with nursery topic and centre activities around this month's topics 
  • To regularly update the children's diaries 
  • To meet &greet parents and children in a positive and friendly manner 
  • To understand and assist in implementing room timetables 
  • To be aware of new starters and any allergies etc they may have 
  • To assist with the wall displays and decoration 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate on all levels 
  • Knowledge of games and activities for children 
  • Previous experience in a nursery setting

Personal qualities

  • Being Proactive and Motivated 
  • Leadership and Organisation 
  • Professionalism and Teamwork 
  • Communication and Listening 
  • Knowledge Of Children’s Story and Nursery Rhymes 
  • Being Flexible and Understanding 
  • Being Happy and Funny 
  • Stress Management and Control 
  • Initiative and Time Management 
  • Taking Care Of Children

Qualifications required

Candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work to Level 1 in English, Maths and ICT. 

Candidates must also have a minimum of 4 weeks work experience in a nursery or other childcare setting

Future prospects

The successful candidate can progress onto an Apprenticeship at Level 3, into employment, or onto further training at college.

About the employer

Join our team of positive and friendly staff.
Working with children up to 5 years old.


Little Jewels Pre-School


Cavendish Road


N4 1RT

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Training provider

The successful candidate will undertake a Level 2 Childcare qualification, and can go on to further training or an apprenticeship at Level 3, or into employment

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse

Other information

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

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Closing date: 18 Apr 2017