Hillside Day Nursery

Nursery Apprentice


Hillside Day Nursery

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week Days and shifts TBA
duration: 12 months
start: 3 March 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
28 February 2020 (application closing date)
We have a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking, willing to learn, enthusiastic and reliable person to join our friendly team! Gaining your Level 2 Children and Young Peoples Workforce qualification.


Duties will include:

  • To support qualified staff with daily routines in the nursery
  • To cover Staff when on annual leave/Sickness
  • To learn the skills of a nursery practitioner, working practically as part of the team
  • To learn how to provide high quality childcare to our children
  • To show commitment to achieving the apprenticeship in the agreed timeframe
  • To work in partnership with your assessor
  • Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play
  • To complete and submit work to agreed timelines
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach using your initiative and showing resilience to take responsibility for getting things done
  • To maintain the upkeep of your Practical Training Record
  • To learn, understand and implement Hillside’s policies and procedures within the nursery
  • To understand the values and principles of the sector and implement in your daily routine with the children
  • To follow the EYFS when caring for our children
  • To support and promote diversity and equality
  • To gain a good understanding of child development and how this is important when caring for children
  • To contribute/complete children’s observations and records when required
  • Ensure you work as part of a team towards a common goal sharing ideas and feedback to create consistency
  • To build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external professionals demonstrating appropriate behaviour and expectations
  • To understand and promote the ethos of the company and uphold the highest standards of childcare
  • To understand and observe the rules of confidentiality
  • Drive own development through active participation in progress reviews,appraisals, one to ones and requesting supervisions when required
  • Take a BOLD approach to your on and off the job training
  • To arrive in the nursery and for training following the correct company uniform policy every day
  • Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers
  • To be a reliable member of the team

Future Prospects

On completion of the course you may be able to take up a full time permanent position at the nursery.

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: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Flexible happy friendly and enthusiastic

Qualifications Required

None, maths and English will be assessed as part of the application process.

Training Provided

  • Paediatric first Aid, Child Protection, Food Hygiene level 2
  • Level 2 Childcare Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills maths and English if required
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