Building Blocks Pre School Nurseries Limited

Childcare Apprenticeship, Watford - Intermediate (Level 2)

Building Blocks Pre School Nurseries Limited (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £189.79
36.15 hours per week 36.15 Hours Per Week. Shifts TBC
20 months (duration)
4 March 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
28 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are a nursery in Watford looking for a full time Nursery Nurse Apprentice. If you have a passion for childcare and are interested in earning while you learn on the job, we would love to meet you. This advert is set as a level 2 however, a level 3 will be considered depending on prior experience.


Main duties:

  • To work as a good team member alongside our friendly and caring team. To support them with making sure the environment is simulation and exciting in order to encourage and support the development of children
  • To plan, organise and carry out planned activities for children. You will have a small key-group which will be supported with your mentor at all times
  • Join in with children play using good communication throughout and extending their learning
  • Support with settling in new children and interacting with parents and maintaining good communications
  • To maintain children’s records and carry out observations with full support from mentor- ensuring children are developing accordingly
  • Making sure the environment is safe, clean and tidy throughout the day. Supporting staff to set up the room and tuff trays at the start of each day and to tidy/clean the rooms to a high standard at the end of each day
  • Attend training when needed
  • Attend regular team meetings/team activities
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed and implemented in the setting
  • To always maintain confidentiality within the setting

Future Prospects

A full time job opportunity as a nursery practitioner and opportunities to work up to different roles within the nursery eg Room leader.

Reality Check

  • Term-Term only based nursery- 2 setting based in Watford
  • Lots of training provided to all staff
  • Full support from management team
  • Monday to Thursday 7.45am-4.30pm
  • Fridays 7.45am- 12.30pm
  • Level 3 depending on prior experience

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: 

Skills Required

  • Good communication
  • Good time keeping
  • Organisation
  • Good Team player

Qualities Required

  • Passion to work with children
  • Respectful towards others beliefs and religions
  • Punctual
  • Honestly
  • Creative

Qualifications Required


Training Provided

  • Level 2 in Childcare 
  • Maths and English if you need to complete
  • First Aid Training
  • Safeguarding Training
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