Happy Tree Academy

Apprentice Nursery / Childcare Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Happy Tree Academy (Employer)

Gp Strategies Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £150.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
7 February 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The nursery has a natural feel, with a large well equipped outdoor area and an onsite Forest School. You will be working within a supportive, professional and fun team, committed to achieve the best standards of care for the children at the nursery.


  • To assist with the implementation of appropriate planned schemes of activities, work and programmes for Nursery children in partnership with the Lead Teacher. To deliver programmes of work and evaluate their success in conjunction with the Lead Teacher and room staff.
  • To ensure that personal, physical, social, spiritual, emotional, cultural and moral needs are adequately addressed and to be actively involved in supporting children in their achievements of planned objectives and goals.
  • To be responsible for the care, welfare, health, safety and security of children within the Nursery.
  • To help supervise Nursery activities and routines, giving specific help to individual children to ensure that they remain focussed.
  • To assist with the physical care of children within the Nursery.
  • To assist with the preparation of resources and materials needed for planned Nursery activities; carry out activities as per the room plans and routines.

Future Prospects

  • On completion of the apprenticeship program, depending on performance and availability, you may be offered a full time role at the Nursery.

Reality Check

  • The successful candidate will need to pass a DBS check before starting with the Nursery.

Skills Required

  • Good communicator
  • Able to work within a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time keeping

Qualities Required

  • Reliable and friendly with a caring nature
  • Professional with a positive attitude

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally Maths & English GCSE Grade C / 4 or above If already Level 2 qualified, you will be signed up to the Level 3 qualification

Training Provided

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Early Years Educator Level 3
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