Woodlands Kids

Early Years Apprentice - Level 2


Woodlands Kids

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday opening hours 7.00am - 6.30pm.
duration: 1 years
start: 1 September 2019
Melton Mowbray
Intermediate(level 2)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
31 August 2019 (application closing date)
You will be taught how to care for the children and support all aspects of their learning and development. The role will involve nappy changing, feeding and helping older children to feed themselves. Children play inside and outside with open-ended toys so will need to like being outdoors. To play with children and join in with imaginative games.


Your day to day responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Supported supervision of children aged 0-8 years
  • Supervising and monitoring the safety of the children
  • Feeding and changing the children, as needed
  • Planning day to day activities
  • Building strong relationships with parents
  • Keeping records of children's progress, routines and interests

Future Prospects

A permanent job on successful completion.

Reality Check

  • The working day can be long
  • Need to study on days off
  • Need to attend staff meetings/training in the evening and maybe a weekend

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate on a variety of levels:  between parents, children and colleagues
  • Awareness of safeguarding
  • Willingness to learn

Qualities Required

  • Genuine desire to work in the childcare sector
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Patient

Qualifications Required

Ideally A* - C maths and English or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Level 1 Functional skills - maths
  • Level 1 Functional skills - English
  • Level 1 Functional skills - ICT
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking skills
  • Off the Job Training