Longscroft Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship

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

Useful Qualities to have

  • 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
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated
  • 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

Located in a rural position on the outskirts of Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon, Longscroft has been providing a creative and nurturing secure environment for nursery and pre-schoolers since 1991.V

Our aim is to provide a safe and happy community filled with play, learning, and activities to enable every child to reach their full potential. 

We are open all year round Monday - Friday 7.30-6pm , 5pm Fridays. We have 3 rooms : 0-3 months , Toddler & Pre School .

Our exceptional site boasts separate buildings and gardens for each age group. We also have a large communal playground, and grassed area with a wooden play trail, rabbits, an allotment, and mud kitchen. 

Outdoor play is very important to us and we encourage children to go outside in all weathers.


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
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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