15/05/2018 Interserve Melvin Road, London SE20 8EU

Apprentice Nursery Practitioner VAC001364796

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Melvin Road, London
  • Salary: 7.696
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC001364796
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

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Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage
Working week
Monday – Friday, shifts TBC.

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration
12 months

Possible start date
04 Jun 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

2 available

Roles and responsibilities include:

Meeting and greeting parents and children at the nursery
Making sure all children are safe and treated equally
Participating in activities with the children eg reading, numeracy, literacy activities
Communicating with parents/families to help to encourage the child
Ensuring good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
Assisting at snack and mealtimes
Outdoor play
Caring for children aged 2yrs to 5yrs
Assisting with the care of childre
Assisting with the daily care & routine of toddlers and pre-school children
Aiding in the learning & development of children through play and educational activities
Assisting with the care needs of children
Maintaining a clean and safe environment
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
Ability to maintain calm
Patience and vigilance at all times
Excellent time keeping
Ability to follow all health and safety procedures
Personal qualities
Desired qualifications
A minimum of a GCSE C and above in both Maths and English or equivalent qualification
Future prospects
Upon completion of the Intermediate Children and Young People’s Workforce apprenticeship programme, you may be offered the opportunity to progress onto an Advanced Early Years Educator apprenticeship programme, with Interserve Learning and Employment.

Things to consider
The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS check.

About the employer
We are based in a community centre which offers a spacious hall for children to take part in a range of activities. Throughout the day we may split the room into two sections allowing our toddlers (aged 2 years) and pre-school children (aged 3+ years) to enjoy free play and creative activities with equipment and toys designed for their age. We have a quiet area for children outside of the main room where staff can take small groups of children for focused activities, play, reading or quiet time. We provide balanced meals which are cooked onsite and a varied, seasonal menu which can be viewed on the website. We prefer to use organic fruit and vegetables where possible. Nursery managers Natasha (M.Sc, B.A Hons) and Daniella (B.Sc/B.A Hons) have over 10 years experience in childcare and hold childcare and nursery management qualifications. They are also trained in health & safety, food hygiene, first-aid, child protection and more. We pride ourself on the quality of care we can offer and the opportunities we provide for children to learn and develop. We value individual differences which is supported throughout each child’s stage of development. We work with qualified and experienced nursery nurses and all staff are DBS checked annually.


Melvin Hall Community Centre

Melvin Road


SE20 8EU
Training provider
Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Blue Pear Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

If successful, you will complete an Children and Young People’s Workforce apprenticeship programme delivered through Blue Pear Day Nursery’s dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment

Training provider

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment

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