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Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Lifetime Training
£15k per year
Closing date
20 Jan 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
12-18 months
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Job Details

North Street Nursery which has a capacity for 90 children and an unusual outdoor terrace garden, opened in November 2018 has an in-house training provider to add to your Childcare Qualifications as well as great staff benefits.

Job Purpose:

To enable children to engage in a range of play and learning opportunities and to participate in the day to day activities within the nursery.

Main duties and responsibilities:

- To provide and maintain a high quality service to children working as part of a staff team to meet children's individual needs.

Children and Families:

- To develop and maintain positive relationships with children and families.

- To assist with the planning and delivery of a wide range of activities to meet children's needs.

- To work within the EYFS and promote high standards of care for the children.

- To help maintain a child-centred environment.

- To use observation and reflective practice to contribute to planning and evaluation in the setting.

- To maintain children's safety and wellbeing at all times during attendance at the play setting and on trips to external facilities.

- To take any action required to ensure the safety and welfare of children and to report any concern immediately to the Nursery Manager.

- To ensure good communication with staff and parent's / carers.


- To work as a positive role model and member of the staff team.

- To attend staff meetings, supervision and appraisals and relevant identified training.


- To know the nurseries policies and procedures, work within them at all times and to support other staff to adhere to them.

- To keep records and provide other administrative support as required.

- To support and develop an environment which is inclusive for all and recognises and encourages diversity.

- To represent the setting professionally always, maintaining the settings integrity and being open to giving and receiving feedback.

- To undertake any other duties as reasonably directed by the Nursery Manager or your Room Leader.


We offer a leading and rewarding staff benefits package:

- Leading salaries in Childcare.

- Staff Bonus and Reward Schemes.

- 5 Weeks Annual Holiday, including Christmas and New Year Off.

- Electronic Rota allowing swaps and requests.

- Free DBS, Uniform and Training.

- In house training, delivering new and enhanced qualifications to help secure your progression.

- First Bus Travel Card - When you travel to work by bus, we'll pay for it! First West of England provide a travel card across Bristol and Bath, 7 days a week.

- PerkBox - a platform designed to enrich the employee experience, both inside and outside of work, with thousands of everyday discounts and offers.

- PerkBox Medical - Book appointments and speak to a fully qualified UK private GP within minutes, wherever you are.


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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