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Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Lifetime Training
£224 per week
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Education & Training
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

At Paint Pots Nursery, you will be working towards a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months!


To provide high quality care and education for under 5's by:

- Learn the planning cycle and begin to contribute to curriculum plans

- Carry out planned activities with small groups of children, supported by the room leader

- Follow nursery routines and activities, offering attention and support to all children

- Contributes observations to children's development on tapestry

- Have a small amount of key children and be responsible for tracking their development, with guidance from supervisor

- Prepares displays, ensuring they stimulate vocal and receptive responses

- Actively promotes each child's self esteem

To maintain a safe environment for the children and adults in the nursery ensuring that:

- Equipment and resources are set up and cleared away each session

- Making sure equipment is maintained and any issues are reported to the nursery manager

- Good hygiene standards are maintained and 10 rules of food hygiene are adhered to

- Safety procedures are adhered to

- Arrival/ departure procedures are observed and children are kept safe during the session itself

- The physical, toileting and hygiene needs of the children within the nursery are attended to.

To comply with all relevant procedures covering child protection, special needs, equal opportunities, with special regard to multi-discriminatory procedures.

- To work as part of a team

- To communicate positively and effectively both inside and outside the nursery, to:

- Develop and maintain a partnership with parents / carers

- To actively contribute to good staff morale.

- Promote an excellent image of Paint Pots.

- To attend staff meetings.

- To commit to continuing personal development.


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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0333 014 3669

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