Footsteps Day Nursery Limited

Childcare Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)


Footsteps Day Nursery Limited

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Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 40 Hours Per Week; shifts TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 24 August 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
26 July 2020 (application closing date)
Here at Footsteps Nurseries Limited, we are looking to recruit an apprentice to join our busy team! We are looking for someone who is passionate about starting their career in Childcare. If this is you, apply now!


Duties include:

  • Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoors and outdoors) and at mealtimes
  • Assist with the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage 
  • Take part in delivering the highest standards of care throughout the nursery
  • Demonstrate a commitment to understanding how children develop
  • Meet and greeting parents and children at the nursery
  • Completing handovers with parents, guardians and colleagues
  • Assist at snack and meal times
  • Setting up classrooms for the day’s activities
  • Supervising activities
  • General housekeeping of the nursery
  • Ensuring that all safeguarding procedures are followed at all times
  • Ensuring all health and safety procedures are followed at all times

Future Prospects

  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme you may be offered the opportunity to progress within the company
  • This could include the opportunity of a permanent position within the business

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Additional benefits:

  • Discounted childcare
  • Free Uniform
  • In house training for Continuous Professional Development
  • Annual Staff Awards Dinner and Christmas Party
  • Employee of the Month Scheme
  • Annual Staff Summer Outing
  • Nursery Welfare incentives to fund team building events

Skills Required

  • Basic knowledge of safeguarding
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety
  • Customer service skills
  • Team working skills

Qualities Required

  • Passion and commitment for working in childcare
  • Ability to work shifts between 7.30-6.30pm Monday to Friday up to 40 hours per week
  • Commitment to complete work set within deadlines and complete your apprenticeship

Qualifications Required

  • Preferred - English and maths at GCSE (or equivalent) at grade C or Level 4 and above.

Training Provided

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Footsteps Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day
  • Level 2 Early Years Educator apprenticeship programme is delivered through Footsteps Nursery's dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment
  • Functional skills in English and maths if required
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