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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: 148
  • Level: 2
12/09/2018 Aspiration Training Coventry CV5 6EY

Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: 148
  • Level: 2
Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship
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Early Years Academy was registered in 2011. It operates from a large three storey converted house in a residential area in the South of Coventry, situated just outside the city Center. The nursery is accessible to all children and there is a fully enclosed area available for outdoor play. The nursery opens Monday to Friday all year round, with the exception of Bank Holidays and a week at Christmas. Our opening times are 7.30am until 18:00pm. Children are able to attend for a variety of sessions. The majority of the staff hold early years qualifications at level 3 and one has qualified teacher status.

A vacancy has arisen for an apprentice Childcare assistant working in a nursery setting.

The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other key responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding.
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting.
  • Planning and completing activities with the children.
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play.
  • Completing development records for the children.

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare, (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate). This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

  • Good Numeracy – A-C Grades in Maths or equivalent.
  • Good Literacy – A-C Grades in English or equivalent.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Great if able to work using own initiative.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting.
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