Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Kelly Anne Hancocks (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 30 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
13 December 2021(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have a position available for an enthusiastic individual looking to develop a career in ChildcareEarly Years.


We are a small private day Nursery and we pride ourselves with caring, dedicated staff at the same time as offering a safe, stimulating environment for all children aged from 0-5 years.

The ideal candidate will be someone who can work alongside other team members in order to promote children’s playing and exploring, and learning and development. Ideally with some experience and knowledge of working in a childcare setting. 

Purpose of post:

To be trained to do the same post as a Nursery Nurse/practitioner or Nursery Assistant.

To contribute to a high quality caring environment for all children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating environment in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

Key areas:

To work with and support all children

To complete assignments set within the time limits set by the trainee.

To be part of a team.

To attend meetings with the training assessor.

To with the mentor Responsible to Mentor/Nursery


Manager duties and responsibilities:

Completing assignments on time.

To attend team/staff meetings and input any ideas.

Under supervision to provide all aspects of care for the children including washing, changing and feeding and assisting with mealtime.

Future Prospects

  • Potential is to qualify as a Level 3 practitioner.

Skills Required

Be a good communicator with both adults and
Be able to follow instructions
Be aware of confidentiality

Qualities Required

Be empathetic to all situations.
Be willing to sit on the floor and play and
interact with all children.
Be enthusiastic and willing to learn

Qualifications Required

There are no entry requirements for this position, although previous experience within a childcare setting would be advantageous.

Training Provided

Paragon Skills is a leading national
Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their
training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality
Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the
highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience
across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of
71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2
Good rating.
On completion of this 12 month Apprenticeship you will have achieved a Level 2 in Childcare.
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