Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Oxford Day Nursery School (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday (Times to be confirmed)
12 months (duration)
3 May 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
26 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Oxford Day Nursery is a private day nursery catering for children aged from 3 months - 4 years and also providing a holiday club for 4 - 8 year old’s. We have large play rooms, qualified staff, healthy balanced meals and a large extensive outside area.


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 childrens 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 childrens 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.

Future Prospects

To progress to Level 3 in Childcare.

Reality Check

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

  • Good timekeeping
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Must be committed to a career in childcare

Qualities Required

  • Outgoing personality
  • Great if able to work using your own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting

Qualifications Required

  • Good Numeracy - A-C Grades in maths or equivalent
  • Good Literacy - A-C Grades in English or equivalent

Training Provided

  • Full Training to Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Functional Skills
  • Level 2 in maths and English if required
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