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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
A vacancy has arisen for an Apprentice Childcare assistant working in a Nursery Setting.

The candidate 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.

Entry requirements

Good Numeracy - A-C Grades in Maths or equivalent

Good Literacy - A-C Grades in English or equivalent

Skills required

Good timekeeping



Personal qualities

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

Qualifications taken

Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce

Level 2 Maths and English Functional Skills (if applicable)

Employer description
We know that the choice of school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make. Moat Hall is a very special place to learn, grow and develop. We are very proud of our school; the children, their wide range of achievements, behaviour and citizenship skills are a credit to themselves and their parents. We want our children to be happy and to enjoy school. Every child matters.
What next?
Onward progression to Level 3.
Walsall / WS6 6BX
£137 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
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