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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Wollaton Village Day Nursery

Bramcote Day Nursery is looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic nursery assistant who is able to help within the nursery. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to start their career within the childcare industry. The nursery will also consider candidates who are already level 2 qualified looking to complete their level 3.

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Closing date: 29 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday“ Friday - 7.30am “ 6pm rota of shifts

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

If you are a friendly kind of person that aspires to work within the childcare industry then look no further. You will gain a great understanding of all aspects of the running of the nursery.

Duties within the role include:

  • Helping out with activities with the children
  • Personal Care of the children
  • Setting up activities and clearing them away
  • Ensuring that the nursery is kept clean and tidy
  • Helping out at meal times
  • Greeting parents and children
  • Ensuring any relevant paperwork is completed
  • Changing nappies and feeding
  • Work with children in the nursery, individually and in groups to assist and improve their development
  • Attend training sessions and meetings relevant to the post.
  • Other general duties as and when required This apprenticeship is work based therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer’s address.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills verbally and written
  • Hard-working

Personal qualities

  • Has a genuine interest in interacting with and developing children
  • Calm and patient
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Uses initiative but can also takes advice and guidance
  • Team Player
  • Driven and willingness to learn and take on challenges
  • Want the best for the children

Desired qualifications

  • A*- D/9- 3 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent) desirable

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto the level 3 apprenticeship

About the employer

Wollaton Village Day Nursery Group is a family owned and run group of child care nurseries. They specialise in child care throughout the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas. Their aim is to provide a secure and happy environment for children which will enable them to develop to their full potential.


Wollaton Village Day Nursery


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths & English (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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