Michelle Sandford - Marshmellows Daycare

Apprentice Childminding Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)


Michelle Sandford - Marshmellows Daycare

Training Provider:

Interserve Learning & Employment (Services) Limited

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 40 Hours Per Week; Shifts TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 30 September 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
26 August 2020 (application closing date)
Childminder in home, dedicated playroom , access for parents , 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday , one member of staff L3 trained, outdoor play area, trips to parks , school runs and pick-ups available, sleeping facilities for babies.


Duties include:

  • Offering basic care, feeding, washing hands and faces
  • Changing nappies and making up bottles for babies
  • Encouraging children to play - using the childminder's own toys and books
  • Leading activities such as drawing, painting and games
  • Supervising children on trips out, for example to go shopping or to the park
  • Taking older children to and from the nursery, school or playgroup
  • Discussing each child's needs with his or her parents regularly
  • Keeping a daily record of children’s activities
  • To promote a safe environment
  • To stimulate progress through play

Future Prospects

Discussed at end of apprenticeship.

Skills Required

  • Responsible and trustworthy
  • Caring and good at relating to children
  • Calm and efficient in emergencies
  • Energetic and creative
  • Patient
  • Good at juggling competing demands for attention
  • Open-minded about different ways of bringing up children
  • A good negotiator

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Interest in children
  • Team member
  • Enthusiasm
  • Punctual
  • Social and confident
  • Good communication skills with children and parents

Qualifications Required


Training Provided

Full training Provided for Early Years Practitioner standard level 2.

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