Nursery Assistant Apprentice

GP Strategies
£135.00 per week
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Vacancy details for Nursery Assistant Apprentice

We are looking to take on an apprentice to either under take the Level 2 or Level 3 Early Years qualification whilst learning the role of a Nursery Assistant and providing high quality childcare to our children.



Day to day duties include...

  • Support qualified staff with daily routines in the nursery.
  • Provide high quality childcare to our children.
  • Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play.
  • Work with all age groups, changing every 6 months.
  • Learn, understand and implement the policies and procedures within the nursery.
  • Understand the values and principles of the sector and implement in your daily routine with the children.
  • Follow the EYFS when caring for our children.
  • Support and promote diversity and equality.
  • Gain a good understanding of child development and how this is important when caring for children.
  • Contribute/complete children’s observations and records with your key children
  • Build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external professionals demonstrating appropriate behaviour and expectations.
  • Ensure rooms that you work in are maintained using health and safety standards- completing risk assessments and opening and closing checks when required.
  • Ensure you follow the planning that is provided, differentiate it for your key children and evaluate effectively.
  • Complete observations on key children and give these to the deputy manager on a weekly basis.


Little Green Nursery - Employer

The well resourced rooms encourage children to engage in both adult led and child initiated learning. Children are offered a wide range of continuous provision which allows them to make independent choices about what they would like to do throughout their day. Our highly qualified staff follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum and each child has a key person who plans a range of activities to follow their individual interests, creating learning opportunities unique to them. The key person will get to know you and your child well through regular communication regarding your child’s care and development needs. At Little Green Day Nursery, children’s care routines are tailored to their age group and are always discussed with you to ensure individual needs are met. More parental information about the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) can be found be following our curriculum link at the bottom of the page. Nursery also offers parents developmental loan packs which are full of information about different age groups and staff are always on hand to answer any questions parents may have.


Person Requirements

  • Maths and English GCSE Grade C / 4 are preferable but not a necessity.
  • Ideally candidates will already be Level 2 qualified and therefor will undergo the Level 3 training
  • Childcare experience is preferable but not a necessity.
  • Good communication skills - Both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • An affinity / passion for working with young children.
  • Reliable, enthusiastic and flexible.
  • A creative thinker with a good sense of humour


The hourly rate advertised is negotiable at interview depending on previous experience and qualifications. On completion of the 14 month apprenticeship program, depending on performance and availability, you may be offered a full time role at the Nursery. Training included:

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Early Years Educator Level 3



For more information about this vacancy please contact GP Strategies Training Limited 0161 429 2460 (Ref ID:130453)