Apprentice Nursery Assistant – Scotton – HG5 9JB


Kids at Heart
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well established privately owned nursery in Lingerfield near Knaresborough. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in Childcare.

Duties will include:
• To meet the requirements of the EYFS Framework.
• To work with young children
• To work towards and achieve qualifications in childcare
• To be a part of a team and support other staff
• To ensure that the provision of childcare meets the needs of the individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development
• To promote and work to Health and Safety standards and upkeep hygiene and cleanliness standards at all times.
• To provide and promote a high standard of childcare

Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Kids at Heart
Employer Description:

Kids at Heart is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging all staff to extend their own personal development. The company has Post Graduate Early Years Professionals to lead and support staff teams.

Nidderdale Children’s Day Nursery based at Lingerfield, Knaresborough and The School House Nursery in Pannal, are both operated within the Kids at Heart company. The management team has over 25 years experience in setting up and running crèches, children’s day nurseries and Kids’ Clubs, caring for babies through to teenagers.

The nurseries offer facilities of the highest standard with many extra benefits for the most important, formative years of a child’s life.

Nidderdale Children’s Day Nursery is situated in the idyllic countryside of North Yorkshire. The accommodation is purpose built, including separate rooms for babies and young infants, plus a series of classrooms and activity rooms for the older children. It also includes a kitchen where our Chef provides delicious home cooked, nutritious meals; children’s cloakrooms, visitors room, staff room and office.

The rooms are light, spacious, beautifully decorated and well equipped. Outside there is a fantastic large, safe, enclosed play area with lots of opportunities for sharing, fun and learning.

Our nurseries are Ofsted registered which means they have been inspected for the main strengths and any areas for improvement which may be identified during the inspection. Both settings have achieved Good outcomes in last inspections, which means all aspects of the provision were strong in the quality and standards of care and nursery education.

Vacancy Location:

Low Moor Lane





Working Week:
40 hours (between 7.30am-6.30pm)
Weekly Wage:
£3.90 (apprentice NMW)
Number of Vacancies:
Closing date for Applications:
Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a personal assessor/tutor and will have access to our on- line study area where you will find all your assessment materials. Your assessor will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.

Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio.

Functional Skills at level 1 or level 2 in Maths, English and ICT.

Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the main qualification

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions Ltd is an independent provider of high quality education and training solutions, providing development for both learners and employers. We commit to offer superior training by ensuring we take into account each learner’s needs and learning styles. All training will be delivered by highly qualified, specialist tutors and we provide our learners with straightforward, web-based resources to make learning flexible and enjoyable.

Contact details:

FW Solutions Ltd.

Windsor House

Cornwall Road



01423 536672

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
12 months
Skills required:
  • Communication skills are vital in this role
    • You must have good time management skills; you must be a punctual person and be on time for work
    • You must be organised and have good attention to detail.
Qualifications required:

GCSE English & Maths at Grade 4, or above (or the equivalent) would be an advantage.

Personal qualities:

You must be well presented and reliable.
• Successful candidates will have a lot of patience, have a caring approach and be understanding.

Future Prospects:

Achievement of this pathway will enable apprentices to go onto study towards the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Development (The Early Years Educator) and access higher level jobs within the sector.

Employer Name:
Kids at Heart
Contact Name:
Application Method:
Please apply via FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Short Vacancy Description:

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well established privately owned nursery in Lingerfield near Knaresborough. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 2 qualification.

Additional Application Form Q1:
1.Do you hold a current Paediatric First Aid certificate?
Additional Application Form Q2:
2.Do you smoke?
Reality check:

Please consider the location of the setting before submitting your application.
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