Childcare Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Playhouse Day Nursery (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
9 August 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Playhouse Day Nursery are looking to recruit an apprentice. You will start your Childcare career with a reputable nursery whilst gaining a Level 2 Diploma in Childcare. A fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


Duties will include:

  • Working in a busy nursery, led by an early years teacher, you will follow the routines of the room and generally assist in duties around the nursery
  • Help encourage and assist children with their learning and development
  • You will also be involved in general housekeeping, planning activities, and writing reports for the children

Future Prospects

Potential progression into a level 3 apprenticeship or full-time employment.

Reality Check

If you are aged 18+ wage will be £7.00 an hour.

Skills Required

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • A keen person committed to childcare
  • Reliable
  • Patience with very young children
  • Be able to adapt to day to day changes

Not afraid to do general cleaning, tidying up and yet make it fun for children to assist in it.

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Early Years Practitioner
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Paragon Skills have the energy & experience to give you the edge in starting your career. Our learning and development coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help energise you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to execute tasks to the highest standard. Paragon will provide the training for this apprenticeship within your company’s site therefore there is no need for you to attend an outside training facility at any time.

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