Cliff Hill Day Nursery Limited

Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Cliff Hill Day Nursery Limited (Employer)

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

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
5 April 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
17 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Nursery assistants are in charge of providing a safe child care environment. You will assist with the day to day running of the nursery. Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoors and outdoors) and at meal times.


Duties will include:

  • 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 track of allergies or dietary concerns and provide meal alternatives when needed

Future Prospects

  • To progress onto a level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

Reality Check

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 skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Observant
  • Quick learner

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident
  • Love for children
  • Organised

Qualifications Required

  • No entry requirements

Training Provided

  • If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard programme, delivered through Footsteps Nurseries dedicated training provider, Realise
  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Footsteps 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
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