Nursery Assistant Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate)

Maidstone, Kent
£3.70 per hour
22 Dec 2018
22 Jan 2019
Start Date

Employer Description

We are a Good school with Outstanding features. We have 16 classes including a maintained nursery.

A set of Core Values underpin all that we do which ensure high expectations of both learning and behaviour. Our inclusive school is based on a large, well-resourced site just outside Maidstone town centre. Our excellent facilities include refurbished classrooms, library, extensive outdoor learning areas and an ASD Satellite. Our school also has a Children’s Centre within the grounds.

Our happy and caring ethos is full of well-motivated children, supported by a hardworking and fully committed team of staff and governors.

West Borough Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post will be subject to a DBS check and successful references prior to a start date.

Description of Vacancy

To work with the whole staff team to provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment for children.

To work with and support colleagues to enhance children’s education and social development with special attention being paid to fostering positive behaviour.

Undertake day to day nursery duties to ensure high standards of care and education are maintained.

Adhere to the Nursery’s policies and procedures to ensure that high standards are maintained within the Nursery.

Contribute to partnership working with Nursery staff to ensure that the children have access to appropriate activities to support their physical, emotional, social and intellectual development whilst being aware of families’ ethnic, cultural and linguistic needs.

Support the work of the Teacher in Charge in providing a suitable curriculum that enables children to achieve.

Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security and confidentiality reporting all concerns to the Teacher in Charge to ensure children’s wellbeing.


Term time only, 46 weeks per year, (including holiday entitlement) This will be paid in equal monthly payments over 12 months.

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm

32.5 hours per week, 5 days per week, 41 weeks per year.

Skills Required

Good standard of English and Maths. Computer skills would be an advantage.

Personal Qualities

Punctual, Polite, Keen to Learn, Like Children.

Qualifications Required

GCSE Grade A – C (or equivalent) in English and Maths.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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