Early Years

Childcare Apprentice


Early Years

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday Term time only - 30 hours minimum a week, hours tbc at interview
duration: 15 months
start: 31 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
24 October 2019 (application closing date)
An excellent opportunity to be an apprentice Nursery Assistant in a happy, fun and friendly nursery environment in Brierley Hill.


The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other Key Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play
  • Completing development records for the children

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare (with the possibility of progressing onto Level 3 upon completion). This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.


This position is term-time only.

Future Prospects

Possibility of being offered full-time employment.

Reality Check

Candidates are advised to check the location of the vacancy and if they are able to travel to and from the setting on a daily basis. Only candidates with a genuine desire to work in the Childcare sector need apply.

Skills Required

  • Good timekeeping

Qualities Required

  • Outgoing personality
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting

Qualifications Required

GCSE A*-C (9-4) English and maths or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (If required)
  • ERR - Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS - Personal Learning and Thinking Skills