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Apprentice Nursery Nurse

Highgate Day Nursery
A great opportunity for an apprentice to join our team, to contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social & intellectual care for children placed in the nursery and present the company in a professional manner.

Highgate Day Nursery - Employer

Our nurseries provide a stimulating environment where children are encouraged to reach their full potential through our imaginative & fun indoor & outdoor areas, designed to cover all children’s needs – socially, emotionally, physically & educationally. This combines with our valued, approachable & receptive staff team to ensure that our settings are places you can put your faith in.



12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 148.00
Highgate Day Nursery

Detailed Job Description

  • Have an understanding of child development & ensure that the children's physical, emotional, social & intellectual needs are met
  • Work in conjunction with Nursery Officers to provide activities which are age & stage-appropriate
  • Assist Nursery Officers in planning, assessing & recording children's development using relevant guidelines & frameworks
  • Take responsibility for the children placed in your care
  • Be aware of all aspects of safety & security within the nursery
  • Share in the supporting & liaising with parents/carers
  • Provide a role model for children attending the nursery
  • Be aware of the additional needs of some children - work alongside Nursery Officers to ensure full integration within the nursery
  • Support & liaise with all staff members - engage in good team practices
  • Undertake certain domestic jobs, e.g. preparation of tea, sterilising toys/equipment, hoovering etc.
  • Work alongside Nursery Officers to ensure that appropriate paperwork/records are completed/maintained, e.g. planning, observations, development files, care sheets, nappy changing, signing in & out, invoice checklists, health & safety checks, accident, incident, observation & medication record sheets etc.
  • Be a 'keyworker' for a group of children in your base room
  • Be flexible to the needs of the nursery
  • Contribute to ensuring that the person picking up a child from the nursery is authorised to do so
  • Undertake further training where appropriate
  • Take part in staff appraisals

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Good standard of Maths and English or equivalent

Skills required

  • Good time keeping skills
  • Be responsible and take ownership for tasks given
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills

Personal Qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • smartly presented
  • Good with children and have a genuine interest in children’s welfare

What does a typical placement look like

  • Good time keeping skills
  • Be responsible and take ownership for tasks given
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills

What you should wear

Good standard of Maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

Good future prospects on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Additional Information

Training provided

  • CYPW Level 2
  • Functional skills Maths level 1 (if applicable)
  • Functional skills English level 1 (if applicable)

Progress to Excellence Ltd - Learning Provider

Progress to Excellence Ltd is a national training provider offering apprenticeships and commercial training throughout England. They offer qualifications in sectors including childcare, dental nursing, health and social care, customer service and business administration. Progress to Excellence Ltd is an Ofsted graded 'Good' training provider who works with over 1,000 employers and 3,000 learners. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Progress to Excellence Ltd on 0151 650 6933 or email: (Ref ID:95270)
Progress to Excellence Ltd

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