Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Multi-Cultural Community Centre

Join our Nursery team which operate from a local community centre. You will assist in creating a stimulating, caring and safe environment for children.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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

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

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    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 
  • Stress Management and Control
  • Initiative and Time Management

Qualifications required

Candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work to Level 1 or equivalent 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.

Things to consider

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

About the employer

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


Multi-Cultural Community Centre


Durban Road


WD18 7DS

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Training provider

  • The successful candidate 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 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: 31 Oct 2017