Hatching Dragons Limited

Level 2 Nursery Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Hatching Dragons Limited (Employer)

Professional Training Solutions Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,004.80 to £19,760.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday Days and shifts are to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
28 September 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
27 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a nursery apprentice, you will be working across the school as a permanent additional member of staff, being deployed to cover lunches and to work in specific rooms in the mornings or in the afternoons, depending on when and where you shift falls.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Use cloud software to carry out accurate observations of the children
  • Discuss next steps and plan activities based on the children's needs
  • Work under superiors to deliver plans optimally specific to EYFS
  • Look after children at all times
  • Read and understand the policies and procedures
  • Mealtimes / nappy changing and all support required by nursery staff
  • Understand and utilize the company's recruitment process 
  • manage staff rotas to comply with ratio requirements
  • Work with team to make sure the apprentice is trained to run a nursery at an operational level
  • Critical skills for future managerial roles.
  • Working with the nursery manager to manage the pre-schoolers.
  • Older children require more focus to ensure they are school ready for reception.
  • Learning to develop enhanced monitoring, observation and planning to help the children grow. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Full Training to be provided by Professional Training Solutions in partnership with Hatching Dragons.

At the end of this apprenticeship, you will have acquired a level 2 early years practitioner qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The expected career progression from this apprenticeship would be a level 3 early years educator

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4- A/8) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4- A/8) Desired
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