Garden Cottage

Apprentice Nursery Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Garden Cottage (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £150.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, varied shifts
15 months (duration)
18 July 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
11 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking for a new career working as an apprentice within an established nursery school? An exciting opportunity has come up to join Garden Cottage Nursery School as an Apprentice Nursery Assistant. If you are personable, enthusiastic and energetic with a passion to work with children, this may be the perfect opportunity! Apply today!


The Apprentice Nursery Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the provision of a caring, secure environment for children and for organising and delivering a range of activities and play work that meet their needs. The apprentice must be willing to learn and take some responsibilities:

  • Supervising children play time
  • Engaging children in learning and pay activities
  • Keeping and updating records
  • Working with team members
  • Maintaining a high standard or operation
  • Attending staff meetings

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Childcare qualification. Your qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship.

Future Prospects

  • The vacancy will be permanent for the duration of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will be offered an opportunity to apply for a full time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship if all other aspects of performance are being achieved

Reality Check

  • Due to the location of the business, applicants will require their own method of transport to get to the site
  • This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit:

Skills Required

  • Organisation
  • Professionalism and Teamwork
  • Communication and Listening
  • Initiative and Time Management
  • Taking Care Of Children

Qualities Required

  • Being Happy and Fun
  • Being Flexible and Understanding
  • Being Proactive and Motivated

Qualifications Required

  • None specified

Training Provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English
  • Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role
  • Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment
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