School Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

With St Margaret's C Of E Primary School
Working in Warrington (view map)
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Paying £148.00 per week
15 months duration

About the apprenticeship

An opportunity to develop skills in supporting teaching and learning within a vibrant and engaging classroom setting.  You will work with groups, individuals under the support of teaching staff, inclusive of specific individual learning needs. 

This provides an ideal opportunity for development into further careers in the education sector.

Responsibilities will include:


  • Establish good working relationships with pupils and our staff team
  • Use initiative to respond appropriately to individual pupil needs with an encouraging approach
  • Provide specific support to pupils’ dependent upon their individual needs ensuring their safety whilst supporting access to learning activities 
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage child initiated and teacher led activities

Support for the Teacher:

  • Support the class teachers in the delivery of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies 
  • In liaison with the teacher, utilise strategies to support pupils in achieving learning goals 
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents and encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour in line with established school policy
  • Provide minimal clerical/administration support (e.g. photocopying, typing filing, collecting money etc.) 
  • Assist with the display of children's work 
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans 
  • Report pupil achievements, progress and issues as appropriate in agreed format. 
  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers

Support for the School:

  • Be aware of and comply with school policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection.  Report all concerns to the appropriate person (as named in the policy concerned)
  • Be aware of, support difference, and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the school ethos, aims and development/improvement plan
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals 
  • Attend relevant meetings as required 
  • Participate in training and other learning activities as required 
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of directed lesson time, including before and after school if appropriate and within working hours 
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

The post holder may reasonably be expected to undertake other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility that may be allocated.  

Future Prospects

We would like to offer the right candidate a full-time opportunity to continue to develop a career with us. A permanent position is dependent on business requirements.

100% employment rate - In every case where an apprenticeship qualification has been achieved with the School the Apprentice has either had a contract with us or has secured contract in another setting/employer.