Apprentice Nursery Assistant/Practitioner – Ark Day – BD6 2LH


Ark Day Nursery
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.

Vacancy Description

Ark Day Nursery is a family run private nursery. We open from 7am – 6pm Monday to Friday. We believe that because of the size of our nursery our children receive a higher standard of care. Our nursery is like home from home with comforts to make nursery life more special. We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic apprentice Nursery Practitioner interested in starting a career in Childcare. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 3 qualification in Childcare:Advanced Apprenticeship for Children and Young People’s Workforce: Early Years Educator
Duties will include:

  • To work with babies and young children
  • To work towards and achieve qualifications in childcare
  • To be a part of a team and support other staff
  • Assist on trips and activities
  • Assess children’s development
  • Supervise sleep times
  • 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/Practitioner
Ark Day Nursery
Employer Description:

Ark Day Nursery is privately owned by Rachel Strong and Paul Taylor. They have owned the business since September 2009. The business is run as a family concern and children will receive a higher standard of personal care than is sometimes possible in larger operations.

Vacancy Location:

490 Halifax Road



Working Week:
Mon - Friday between 7.00-18.00 (varying shifts)
Weekly Wage:
Number of Vacancies:
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Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. 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 Children and Young People’s Workforce/ Advanced apprenticeship for the Children and Young People’s Workforce: Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills Level 1 and 2 in maths, English and ICT (where applicable)
  • 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 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.

Contact details:

Call Us
01423 536 672

Email Us

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

Vacancy type:
Apprenticeship Framework:

Children and Young People’s Workforce/Early Years Educator

Expected Duration:
12/18 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
Qualifications required:
  • Maths and English GCSE graded C/4 or above (or 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 the Advanced Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the sector, e.g. Nursery Supervisor, Nursery Manager, Pre-school Manager/Co-ordinator, etc. There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Foundation Degrees in Early Years

Employer Name:
Ark Day Nursery
Contact Name:
Application Method:
Please apply via FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Short Vacancy Description:

We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic apprentice Nursery Practitioner interested in starting a career in Childcare