Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship – Deerhurst Day Nursery

Job description

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.

Employer information

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 


Additional information



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

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Team working
  • Organisation skills
Progression to a higher level qualification or full time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship.
Training provided

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

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