Apprentice Childcare Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)


Tania Stringer

Training Provider:

GP Strategies

Weekly wage £124.50
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, exact hours TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 29 July 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
27 July 2020 (application closing date)
This is an exciting opportunity to start your childcare career within our small, fun & friendly nursery which benefits from a great site with outdoor facilities and a fresh outlook on childcare.


Our apprentice will be enthusiastic, outgoing and sociable with a real passion to work with children. Working alongside a fantastic manager as part of a busy team, you will receive full training to our high standards, whilst working towards a level 2 or level 3 childcare qualification. With structured training the good news you is that you get paid as well!

Working hours will be 30 per week over 3 to 5 days, Monday to Friday between 8am and 5.30pm.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Setting up room and outdoor activities
  • Providing and engaging in a fun and stimulating atmosphere for the children who are entrusted to your care
  • Having meaningful conversations with children and parents
  • Helping to ensure the children's learning and developmental needs are evaluated and monitored
  • Logging of visitors
  • Reporting of accidents and incidents
  • Upholding rigorous standards of safeguarding
  • General assistance for the childcare manager such as staffing rotas, meal time planning, daily schedule planning

Future Prospects

Ongoing progression to the next appropriate qualification in childcare. Continued professional development in the sector, depending on performance.

Reality Check

A late June start will be available for the successful candidate subject to DBS check.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

Skills Required

  • Great communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a busy team
  • Physically fit with a love for being outdoors

Qualities Required

  • Happy with a bubbly personality
  • A 'can-do' attitude
  • Enthusiastic & engaging
  • A welcoming attitude
  • A passion for childcare
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Qualifications Required

Preferably none! No past experience in childcare is needed.

Training Provided

The successful candidate will receive training and mentorship from the setting manager whilst working towards the level 2 Children & Young Peoples Workforce qualification, or the level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.

The apprenticeship includes coursework & regular assessments, with access to a fully qualified skills coach. We enjoy training our staff using our methods & all relevant training will be paid for by us!

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