Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

  • Poppyseeds Day Nursery
  • Brockworth, Gloucestershire
  • £4.30 per hour

We have a term time only position available for an enthusiastic individual looking to develop a career in Childcare/Early Years.

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  • Wages
    £4.30 p/h
  • Hours
    20.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Poppyseeds Day Nursery


We are a small private day Nursery and we pride ourselves with caring, dedicated staff at the same time as offering a safe, stimulating environment for all children aged from 0-5 years.

The ideal candidate will be someone who can work alongside other team members in order to promote children’s playing and exploring, and learning and development. Ideally with some experience and knowledge of working in a childcare setting.

Purpose of post

  • To be trained to do the same post as a Nursery Nurse/practitioner or Nursery Assistant.
  • To contribute to a high quality caring environment for all children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating environment in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

Key areas

  • To work with and support all children
  • To complete assignments set within the time limits set by the trainee.
  • To be part of a team.
  • To attend meetings with the training assessor.
  • To liase with the mentor

Responsible to

Mentor/Nursery Manager

Duties and responsibilities

  • Completing assignments on time.
  • To attend team/staff meetings and input any ideas.
  • Under supervision to provide all aspects of care for the children including washing, changing and feeding and assisting with mealtimes.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Paragon Skills on 02393 876404 (Ref ID: 152607)

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  • Be a good communicator with both adults and children
  • Be able to follow instructions
  • Be aware of confidentiality

  • There are no entry requirements for this position, although previous experience within a childcare setting would be advantageous.
  • Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.
  • On completion of this 12 month Apprenticeship you will have achieved a Level 2 in Childcare.
  • Be empathetic to all situations.
  • Be willing to sit on the floor and play and interact with all children.
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to learn

  • Potential is to qualify as a Level 3 practitioner.

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