Shine Childcare Limited

Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Shine Childcare Limited (Employer)

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

Weekly wage £157.70
38.0 hours per week 38 hours per week; shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
29 March 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
8 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To support with the day to day running of the nursery. You will be in charge of providing a safe child care environment.


Duties include:

  • Nursery assistants are in charge of providing a safe child care environment. Whether the children are playing, eating or sleeping, nursery assistants keep a close watch to prevent accidents or injuries this requires a high level of concentration and been alert to any situation
  • Beyond safety nursery assistants also maintain a fun and educational environment for children under their care. They work closely with their directors and supervisors to develop engaging activities. If the nursery assistant also cares for children with disabilities, they adapt these programs as needed to help everyone feel included
  • To meet a child's needs no matter who is on duty, nursery assistants keep detailed logs of each child in their facility. Information in these logs may include a child's nursery attendance, temperament, food allergies and any special accommodations the child requires
  • Alongside their supervisors, nursery assistants prepare healthy, nutritious meals and snacks for children. As new kids join their facility, they keep tack of allergies or dietary concerns and provide meal alternatives when needed

Future Prospects

  • To progress onto level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship

Reality Check

20 days annual leave

Skills Required

  • Observant
  • Quick learner

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident
  • Love for children
  • Organised

Qualifications Required

  • No entry requirements

Training Provided

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Tiny Tree 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 a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme, delivered through Tiny Tree Day Nursery's dedicated training provider, Realise
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