The Hunny Pot Day Nursery Limited

Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

The Hunny Pot Day Nursery Limited (Employer)

Interserve Learning & Employment (Services) Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
4 January 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
7 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To contribute towards a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for the children placed in the nursery. To give support to work colleagues within the nursery and to implement the daily routine.


Duties to include:

  • Take part in time tabling and encouraging all areas of age development, ensuring variety and appropriateness of activities in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Encourage physical development and wellbeing at all times
  • Be aware of age related needs, prepare toys, activities and equipment for that age group to reach their full potential
  • Give comfort and care at all times
  • Children to feel welcome and safe
  • To keep a up to date records of achievement files on your key children to inform your practice and the children’s parents
  • Work alongside parents with children with different needs to give full integration in the nursery
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Liaise with and support parents and other family members
  • To attend ALL out of work hours activities, e.g. monthly staff meeting, parents evening, summer fates, Christmas party, etc.
  • Any other duties requested of the Management Team

Future Prospects

Progress into permanent qualified practitioner employment.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Empathy and understanding of children under five
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with children and parents
  • Ability to write reports and keep clear and accurate records
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Administrative and basic IT skills
  • Calm and caring nature
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative

Qualities Required

  • Reliable, enthusiastic, and flexible
  • A commitment to quality in all areas, with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Able to perform under stress
  • A creative thinker
  • A good sense of humour

Qualifications Required

No entry requirements.

Training Provided

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer Honey Comb Day 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
  • If successful, you will complete an Early Year's Practitioner apprenticeship programme delivered through Honey Comb Day Nurseries dedicated training provider, Inspire Learning and Employment
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