Nursery Apprentice Laroche Day Care Nurseries Ltd

We have 3 age groups that you will working within to complete your apprenticeship. We offer childcare to children from 3 months to 5 years. You will be required to support the children’s learning, take part in activities and daily care routine and support the other staff

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Various shifts either 8-2pm, 12-6pm or 8-6pm depending on the staffing needs meeting the min of 30 hours per week 1 hour for lunch on long days

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working towards your apprenticeship by assisting in a range of duties relevant to your studies, you will also be set aside time to complete your learning.

Duties include:

  • Meeting and greeting parents and children
  • Making notes on children’s daily activities, interest and observations to support their development
  • Helping with meal times and care routines
  • Ensuring an excellent level of health & safety is maintained at all times
  • Interacting and playing with children in a fun and educational manner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to take part, get involved and interact with the children
  • Friendly and professional approach with the parents
  • Ability to follow and accept support when and if needed

Qualifications required

GCSE English and Maths A - C (9 - 4) or Level 2 Functional Skills or equivalents

Future prospects

Possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

Holiday entitlement: Standard including Bank Holidays Staff benefits: uniform provided The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit:

About the employer

The Lodge is a Private Day Nursery & Pre School in Cheltenham & is part of the award-winning Evolution Childcare group.


Laroche Day Care Nurseries Ltd



Hales Road


GL52 6SR

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Training provider

  • L3 CACHE Diploma in the Early Years Workforce
  • Award in Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skills: L2 ICT
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gloucestershire College


Robyn Cook 01452 563406

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017