Apprentice Nursery Assistant – Sheffield – ZH3094 – Scallywags Ltd

Posted 3 months ago

Brief overview of the role

We are looking for someone with a love of working with children where you will gain a qualification in childcare. If you want to work with children and gain a qualification apply now.

Applications for apprenticeship

Closing date

02 Mar 2020

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

      • Monday to Friday. Hours TBA.

    • Total hours per week: 37.50
  • Weekly wage


  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Mar 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy description

Duties include:

  • Following appropriate policies, procedures and systems ensuring the educational, social, physical, emotional, health and welfare needs of the children are met at all times
  • To become involved in children’s activities so as to stimulate and extend their learning
  • To demonstrate sensitivity toward children and families within the facility
  • Providing an environment that is safe, stimulating and challenging, ensuring compliance with ‘The Children Act 2004’ and the ‘Childcare Act 2006’
  • Assisting in the admission and induction of new children
  • Assisting in the maintenance of all necessary records to meet internal, E.Y.D.C.P and Ofsted requirements
  • To take an active role in the promotion of excellent health and safety practices
  • To respond effectively to any health and safety issues that may arise, and report any necessary matters
  • To participate in training and meetings as requested by the Management Team
  • Performing any other duties equal with the general nature of the position requested by the Management Team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate with children
  • Professional
  • Team player
  • Creative

Personal qualities

  • Patient
  • Enthusiastic
  • Caring
  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Trustworthy
  • Energetic

Desired qualifications

  • No prior qualifications needed as full training will be given

Future prospects

  • Potential future employment

Things to consider

  • For more information on the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices please visit

Questions for candidates

First question

Do you have a childcare level 2 qualification?

Second question

How will you get to the nursery at S7 1HQ and how long will it take you?

About the employer


Scallywags Ltd


Scallywags Day Nursery based in Sheffield and boasts some of the finest childcare provisions the city has to offer. The warm, friendly and professional staff are on hand to ensure that each child is given their own development programmes, each child is treated as an individual. Scallywags Day Nursery, Holiday and Out of school club has recently undergone an Ofsted inspection and achieved a Good status with elements of Outstanding practices.

If you feel you can contribute to the success of Scallywags and its practices please apply. For further information on Scallywags and its services click the weblink provided.



Moncrieffe Road


S7 1HQ


Training provider



  • Zoe Harrop
  • 01709886821

Training to be provided

Training to follow the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard

  • Children’s Learning & Development E.Y.E. level 3
  • Functional skills in English and maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early Years Educator

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