Child Care Apprenticeship Humpty Dumpty Childcare (Training) Ltd

An exciting opportunity has risen for an apprenticeship with Humpty Dumpty Childcare based in Dartington.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    The working hours will be between 30 and 40 hours per week on a rota basis, hours will be between 7.30am and 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • You will help children to understand and demonstrate good health, hygiene and personal habits during meal times, rest periods and bathroom use
  • The role will require you to support and update records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities and meals served
  • You will be expected follow the policy for confidentiality and to report appropriate information regarding children and their backgrounds to the Day Care Leader
  • Taking into consideration the individual needs of the children respecting race, religion and culture and also having an awareness of social needs and being sympathetic to emotional needs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be reliable, enthusiastic, up-beat and able to work in a flexible way. Listen actively to children and respond with warmth and empathy. Good communication and interpersonal skills with children, colleagues and parents
  • You will need to have the ability to work as part of a team but also to work independently with the children on activities and development. Understand the importance of confidentiality and have an enjoyment of caring and playing with young children with a can do attitude

Personal qualities

  • The successful applicant will need to be highly reliable with a flexible attitude to work. An up-beat attitude and somebody who likes the outdoors and shows enthusiasm whilst supporting the children on a daily basis
  • A bright, bubbly personality which can create the warm, family environment welcomed within the nursery, by the children, families and staff
  • As an apprentice, you must be able to work with other adults and be able to demonstrate good teamwork skills and take instruction and seek clarification where required
  • Have an ability to communicate well with children, staff and parents is essential

Qualifications required

The qualifications required for this role are GCSE grades A-C in English and Maths or the equivalent.

Future prospects

The nursery may consider supporting progression to Level 3 for the right candidate upon successful completion of Level 2.

About the employer

The Nursery's mission for their nurseries in Dartington, Dartmouth and Newton Abbot is to create happy memories and curious minds. Each of their purpose built nurseries is spacious and secure, with brilliant play facilities, including extensive outside play areas. All their staff are professionally qualified to a minimum of Level 3 and were proud to have held the prestigious Investors in People award since 1999. Their first nursery opened in 1989 and our priority ever since has been to ensure children have a safe, happy and productive nursery experience. They are a family-owned and managed business, and they were delighted to discover in a recent survey that 100% of their parents would recommend them to a friend. In addition, they've held the prestigious Investors in People award since 1999 and their nurseries are recognised as having a number of outstanding features by Ofsted. All their staff are professionally qualified to a minimum of Level 3.


Humpty Dumpty Childcare (Training) Ltd



Gidleys Meadow



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Training provider

The Level 2 Apprenticeship in Children and Young People will include:

  • Level 2 Qualifications in Childrens and Young People
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Emergency and Pediatric First Aid Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding
  • Certified Health and Safety Course

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd


Olivia 01752 332442

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017