Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Responsible to: Manager/Room Leader

Hours: Minimum 30 hours a week. Monday- Friday

Apprenticeships allow you to combine work and study by mixing on-the-job training with classroom learning. You’ll be employed to do a real job while studying for a formal qualification, usually for one day a week either at a college or a training center. By the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll hopefully have gained the skills and knowledge needed to either succeed in your chosen career, progress onto the next apprenticeship level or secure a permanent job within your placement.

Duties & Responsibilities will include: ·

  • Assist with proving a safe environment· Competent and effective with settling in· Managing behaviour· Assisting with and ensuring unit is clean and tidy, meals are served appropriately, ensuring general cleanliness of children at all times· Ensuring environment is stimulating and appropriate including layout, display of resources, displays·
  • Be familiar with all nursery policies and procedures.
  • We are looking for someone hardworking, committed and lively with a bubbly personality.
  • Work with staff to create a happy, safe, fun and enjoyable environment for all children allowing them to fully grow up and develop themselves.
  • Use the EYFS to plan activities, track progress and give the children the freedom to choose activities of their own free will.
  • Allow a series of child-led and adult led activities in a day
  • Give the children freedom to explore whilst knowing how to keep them safe and away from harm.
  • Contribute and give fresh idea’s whilst having meetings to make the nursery better.
  • Keep a professional relationship with staff, management and parents at all times
  • Have good communication skills but be friendly, bubbly, enthusiastic, and energetic.


You must be able to demonstrate a genuine desire to work with children 0-5 years old and be willing to undertake relevant training towards a Hopscotch and Ofsted approved childcare qualification.

  • Have a friendly personality.
  • stamina and a lot of energy.
  • patience and tolerance.
  • a sense of fun.
  • good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • creativity and imagination.
  • to be understanding and able to give encouragement.
  • an understanding of children’s physical, social, intellectual and emotional development.
  • If this is a role you feel is suitable and you can commit to then go ahead and apply and we will be in touch as soon as we receive your application.


Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £180.00-£200.00 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £180.00-£200.00 per year

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £180.00-£200.00 per year

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Work remotely: No

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