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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
Located in the Coventry city centre, Stepping Stones Nursery Coventry is an established nursery that has been operating since 1990 and takes pride in offering the very highest standards of child care.

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.

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 timekeeping.



Skills required

Good Numeracy - A-C Grades in Maths or equivalent.

Good Literacy - A-C Grades in English or equivalent.

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

Functional Skills.

QCF Qualification.

Employer description
Stepping Stones nurseries are committed to the highest standards of care and education for all children entrusted to our care. We offer a safe, secure and stimulating environment focused on nurturing the unique and individual strengths of every child who attends. We aim to instil in all children and practitioners, the importance of respect, valuing others and building positive relationships.
What next?
Onward progression to Level 3.
Coventry / CV1 2NP
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
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