Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Vacancy Ref: VC0476 Sector: Children & Young People's Workforce
Location: Bolton Postcode Area: BL1
Salary/Hour: £146.25 per week Hours: 37.5
Entry Qualifications: GCSE A-D or equivalent in Maths and English
Skills & Qualities:
• Ability to lift and children and equipment
• Genuinely interested in children and their families
• Eager to learn
• An active person
• A patient person
• Good at paperwork
• Organised
• Creative
Job Description:
Apprentice Nursery Assistant | Gaskells Private Day Nursery

Working and training here as an Apprentice Nursery Assistant you role will assist you:
• To gain experience of supporting the care, learning and development of children from the ages of 0-5
• To support staff to set up challenging and stimulating activities
• To support staff to supervise children and ensure they are safe at all times.
• To keep up to date with childcare training
• To attend all staff meetings and training days
• To gain knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
• To interact with children in a friendly and polite manner
• To be welcoming to all visitors to the nursery
• To adhere to all the nursery’s policies and procedures
• To be punctual and possess an excellent attendance record
• To demonstrate a strong commitment to learn
• To have good team working skills but also the ability to show initiative
• To contribute to the cleanliness of the nursery and maintain a tidy room
• To have experience of looking after young children

The successful applicant will also work towards an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Childcare at Alliance Learning. You will gain an NVQ Level 2, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills. Progression onto the Level 3 is also available for the right candidate.

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