Nikki Gibson

Nursery Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)


Nikki Gibson

Training Provider:

Gp Strategies Training Limited

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, hours TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 28 September 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
24 September 2020 (application closing date)
An amazing opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic apprentices to join the small, friendly team within our home from home setting in Buckfastleigh.


As an apprentice you will support children in their play and learning. Working hours will be 30 per week, Monday to Friday across varying shifts over four days, between 7.30am and 6pm.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Welcome children into the setting
  • Support children in their play and learning, ensuring they make good progress and that their needs are met
  • Plan and join in with a range of age appropriate play & educational activities including singing songs and reading stories
  • Assist with hygiene, washing hands, going to the toilet & nappy changing
  • Clean and keep all areas safe
  • Observe children and update developmental records
  • Keep children safe and recognise and report any safeguarding concerns
  • Talk to parents
  • Work as part of a team
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Keep relevant paperwork up to date

Future Prospects

A possible permanent position depending on performance.

Reality Check

The successful candidates will be given an immediate start date subject to DBS 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

  • Able to communicate with both children and their parents
  • Able to work as part of a small team
  • Creativity

Qualities Required

  • Friendly & fun
  • Enthusiastic
  • Patient
  • A willingness to learn

Qualifications Required

GCSE maths & English, at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) would be advantageous.

Training Provided

Working towards the Early Years Practitioner level 2 qualification then progress onto the Early Years Educator level 3 qualification.

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