Nursery Apprenticeship

  • Sector: Nursery,Early Years
  • Salary: Apprenticeship wage
  • Location: Coventry
  • Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday-Friday 8am-6pm)

Job Description

The key focus is to work alongside all the qualified members of staff to ensure the safety of the children in their care.  The role will include playing with the children, supporting the staff with meal and snack time duties, assisting with organisation day trips, assisting with outdoor activities, assisting with story time and messy play days and generally everything associated with a Day Nursery.

Caring for children in a day nursery. Following daily routines including personal care and providing a safe and friendly environment. Observing children and supporting their development. At Barley Lea they ensure that each child receives the love and encouragement they need to develop their learning skills from a young age.


About the Applicant

  • Must be a good time keeper
  • Must be willing to learn
  • Good with children
  • Willing to work towards a recognised qualification
  • Working within a team
  • Enjoys singing and messy play
  • Interested in learning about the Early Years Foundation Stage

Daily Duties

Staff members work diligently to adhere to the Early Years Foundation Stage standards and fulfill their essential duties at Barley Lea Nursery. They commit to reading to the children, an activity that not only imparts knowledge but also ignites a passion for learning. Engaging in play with the children is a cornerstone of their responsibilities, ensuring social and cognitive development through interactive and imaginative activities. Ensuring the children's happiness and safety in their environment is of paramount importance, and they take great care to maintain a secure and positive atmosphere. Additionally, the staff actively assist during meal times, prioritising the nutritional needs of the children and promoting a healthy lifestyle from an early age. In all their daily tasks, these dedicated professionals collaborate to create a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child can thrive and flourish.