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Early Years Apprentice Munchkins

Building an effective relationship with colleagues and children. Working under supervision as part of a team. To support meal times and promote good manners.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed by employer at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • To help set up the playroom and check that the area is kept safe at all times
  • To be aware of all company procedures, for example health & safety and fire regulations
  • To keep completely confidential any information that you know with regards to a child
  • Provide an appropriate level of support and stimulation through play
  • Ensure that each child's needs are recognised and met
  • Undertake extra training as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Chatty
  • Self motivated

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English A* - D / 9 - 3 or equivalents

Future prospects

  • Possible progression onto level 3 for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • References and DBS will be required

About the employer

Small, nursery located in the centre of Carlisle.




Canal Court, Infirmary Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by RWP Training Ltd


Katy Richardson 01228 593446

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Maths and English Functional Skills Level 2


  • How children learn; Child development
  • Attachment; Safeguarding and child protection; Health and safety
  • Reporting medical/non-medical incidents and emergencies
  • Safe storage and disposal of medicines; Childhood illnesses
  • Dietary guidance; EYFS framework; Special educational needs and disabilities
  • Impact of behaviour on babies and children
  • Reflective practice and continued professional development; Voice of the child


  • Support babies and children through transition; Recognise abuse
  • Infection control; Promote health and wellbeing
  • Care routines; Activities to support communication, play, creativity, social development, reading, writing and mathematics
  • Work alongside parents/carers
  • Continuous professional development


  • Care and compassion; Honesty, trust and integrity
  • Positive work ethic; Being team-focused
  • Commitment to improve outcomes for children
  • Work in a non-discriminatory way
  • Professional practice

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply via our website:

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021