Childcare Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Victoria Road Private Day Nursery (Employer)

GP Strategies (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £132.80
32.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 32 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
7 December 2020(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for someone who has a genuine love of children and wants to work for a nursery that is based in the Stretford area, with a real family feel. Our full time role is 32 hours per week, over 4 days and the hours are either 8am - 5pm or 9am - 6pm.


Day to day duties include

  • To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.
  • Keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • Ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories
  • Advise manager/deputy of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.
  • Keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job
  • Ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times

Future Prospects

  • On completion of the 14 month apprenticeship, depending on performance and availability, you may be offered a full time role with the Nursery and a chance to training to a higher level

Reality Check

  • In the role, we will expect the successfull candidate to work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the setting’s philosophy is fulfilled and to read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting

Skills Required

  • If you have previous Childcare experience or qualifications, then we are happy to place candidates on to the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Ability to pass a DBS check, speak excellent English

Qualities Required

  • Passionate about working with children
  • Must be presentable
  • Willing to play your part in the team
  • Outgoing, patient, self driven, friendly, bubbly, kind and considerate

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE Grade C or equivalent in maths and English is preferred but not a necessity

Training Provided

Children and Young Peoples Workforce Level 2 or Early Years Educator Level 3

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