Apprentice Nursery Assistant – BD7 3AY


Copthorne Primary School
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a brand new setting for 2-3 year olds within a community driven primary school.

Duties will include:

  • To work towards and achieve qualifications in Childcare
  • To be a part of a team and support other staff
  • Assist on trips and setting up/clearing away activities
  • To engage in effective and positive communication with the children, parents and colleagues
  • To be familiar with all emergency and security procedures, routines for dropping off and collecting children etc.
  • To supervise the children at play (indoor and outdoor)
  • 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
  • To attend staff meetings as requested
  • To undertake any other duties and responsibilities common to the position, properly directed by the line manager
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Copthorne Primary School
Employer Description:

Copthorne Primary is a caring, friendly school which welcomes children and their families of all faiths and cultures. We recognise that every child is special and has individual needs. Our dedicated staff team works together with parents, governors and the community to ensure that each child develops the skills and knowledge to achieve, believing that there are no limits to what our children can learn.

We believe that every child has a right to the very best possible learning experiences and that everyone can succeed. We are an Outstanding school, part of the Exceed Academies Trust.

Vacancy Location:

All Saints Road



Working Week:
Monday to Friday (Exact days and times to be confirmed). Term time only.
Weekly Wage:
Number of Vacancies:
Training to be provided:

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated to ‘Off the Job Training’. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your assessment materials.

Your Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator 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.

  • Intermediate apprenticeship for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in maths, English (where
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
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 style. 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.

FW Solution’s vision is to be the preferred provider in the North for employers, learners, funding agencies and local authorities with exceptional work based learning and employer engagement.

Contact details:

Call Us
01423 536 672

Email Us

Find Us
Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Expected Duration:
12 Months
Skills required:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues
  • You must have good time management skills. You must be a punctual person and be on time for work
Qualifications required:
  • Maths and English GCSE graded 4/C or above (or equivalent) are essential
  • Paediatric First Aid qualified 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 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard and access higher level jobs within the sector.

Employer Name:
Copthorne Primary School
Contact Name:
Application Method:
Please appy via the FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Short Vacancy Description:

A hardworking and enthusiastic Nursery Assistant is required at a 2 year old setting within this Ofsted Outstanding primary school. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual interested in starting a career in Childcare.