Nursery Assistant Apprentice ELLIE'S LITTLE KINGDOM LIMITED

Ellie's Little Kingdom Nursery is offering an excellent opportunity to join our ever-growing team. With a nurturing and inspiring ethos, you'll be learning in a high quality and engaging environment, where you will gain first hand experiences. Meeting care needs of the children, Observing/planning/assessing and partnership with parents.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Play an active part in the children’s daily routine and learning experiences
  • Organising exciting activities which are interesting and age appropriate
  • Help supervise the children at mealtimes and sleep time
  • Welcome parents into nursery with a smile
  • Comply with Health & Safety procedures
  • Ensure the environment is safe and equipment is in good working order
  • Read stories, and singing songs
  • Messy and sensory activities
  • Help support team through everyday cleaning and washing routines
  • Continuous risk assessment of environment and reporting to room leader
  • Supporting children in their growing independence, such as hand washing, putting on own clothes, coats, and shoes and toilet training etc.
  • Learn how to change nappies
  • Help plan and set up activities around children’s growing interests, both indoors and outdoors
  • Supporting children through mealtimes and sleep routines
  • Recording of accidents and medicines with room leader guidance
  • Parent partnerships
  • Possible keyperson role after progression of expectations
  • Follow policies and procedures of the nursery

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Working towards completing Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Work based learning with ad hoc workshops at Hertford Regional College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There will be opportunities for progression and a permanent position subject to performance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C (9-4)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C (9-4)) Essential

Things to consider

Other staff work on shift rota basis.

About the employer

Ellie’s Little Kingdom is a private day nursery, with 60 children on roll. We are situated in a residential family development, next to a state-run school. We operate across 2 large rooms and take children from ages 0-5 years old.







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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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