Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship – Deerhurst Day Nursery
As an apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your duties may include:
Planning and delivering fun and educational activities with the children
Play alongside and with children to support their play
Contribute to children’s records through observation
Assist with the supervision of children at rest times and at mealtimes
Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment for the children
Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all times
Working alongside outside agencies in supporting the children
Friendly and approachable
Patient and caring
The ability to interact positively with children and adults
Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
Good time keeping
This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.
At Deerhurst we intend to provide the highest quality of care and learning in a happy safe and stimulating environment.
It is our intention to be accessible to children and families whatever their individual needs from all sections of our local community.
We are committed to developing positive, caring relationships based on trust and respect. We include parents/carers and additional professionals in all that we do to ensure each child reaches their own full potential.
By implementing quality interaction, observation, assessment and reflection following The Early Years Foundation Stage statutory framework, and consistent care routines we ensure each child is supported in their learning and development from birth to five.
We value the importance of Continued Professional Development to ensure we provide quality teaching and learning opportunities.
We aim to prepare
Good Maths- A-C (9-4) Grades in maths or equivalent is desired but not essential
Good English - A-C (9-4) Grades in English or equivalent is desired but not essential
- Communication skills
- Team working
- Organisation skills
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
On the job training