Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Michelle Hayley Levin

Interested in becoming a Nursery Assistant? Join our team today where you will be engaging with children - providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care.

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Closing date: 08 Aug 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-Fri, 9am-5pm, 35 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • You will be engaging children in learning and play activities.
  • Keeping and updating records whilst maintaining a high standard of operation.
  • You will also be meeting and greeting the children and their parents each day and assisting staff members with activities.
  • You will be supporting colleagues, ensuring each child is provided a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care.
  • Implement the daily routine which is carried out in each Nursery room.
  • Part of your job role will involve providing each child with snacks during break and lunch time.
  • Working as a team to benefit each child.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Use your own initiative within this job role.
  • Assist colleagues to work as a team.
  • Knowledge of games and activities for children.
  • Ability to communicate on all levels.
  • Be an excellent team player.

Personal qualities

  • Be able to take leadership.
  • Have excellent organisation.
  • Understand when to use professionalism.
  • Provide teamwork.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Listening.
  • Be flexible within the job role.
  • Understanding.

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required but assessment will be carried out at interview to determine whether this programme is suitable

Future prospects

  • The successful candidate can progress onto an Apprenticeship at Level 3, into employment, or onto further training with First Rung.

Things to consider

  • If candidates are not suitable, First Rung can offer them alternative training to gain work experience and qualifications.

About the employer

Michelle Levene launched Jollytots child minding group in 1990 as she was keen for her toddler, "Charly", to mix with other children in a homely environment.

Years later Jollytots has gone from strength to strength and now is run from three homes in Borehamwood.

At Jolly Tots it is our responsibility to provide high quality childcare within the guidelines of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). In order to achieve this it is essential that our programmes develop under the headings of:

  • A unique child
  • Positive relationships
  • Enabling environments
  • Learning and development


Michelle Hayley Levin


13 Anthony Road



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Training provider

Functional skills Level 1 in English, maths and ICT. Level 2 certificate for the Children & Young Peoples Workforce and
Paediatric First Aid.

For more information on Apprenticeships at First Rung please watch the link below:

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Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse

Other information

For further information please contact Beverley Woodhouse

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

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Closing date: 08 Aug 2017