Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Ambourne House Day Nursery (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Times to be confirmed.
15 months (duration)
31 May 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
22 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Ambourne House is a small family run nursery, located in the Patchway area of Bristol. We have been providing high quality childcare at our nursery since 1991 and the emphasis has always been placed upon the security, happiness, education and individual needs of each child.


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

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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 - 7-4/A-C grades in maths or equivalent
  • Good Literacy - 7-4/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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