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Are you looking to train in childcare and earn a wage whilst working within a Nursery setting? Friendly nursery in Charminster, Bournemouth are looking for a L2 or L3 Nursery Apprentice to join their team (dependant on experience).

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    5 days per week between Monday and Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    05 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly nursery in Charminster, Bournemouth are looking for a L2 or L3 Nursery Apprentice to join their team (dependant on experience).

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • To undertake a childcare qualification whilst working as an integral member of the team, to help support staff in creating a safe, constructive and stimulating environment for the children
  • To learn to understand children’s individual needs appropriate to their age and level of development
  • Help organising and implementing as part of a team appropriate activities. Assess key children on EyLog when competent to do so
  • To carry out any reasonable duties requested by the Head of Room, once competent to do so
  • To ensure that all safeguarding procedures are followed and ensure that confidentiality is maintained at all times
  • To assist in the maintenance of toys and equipment ensuring that they are safe to play with and use
  • Report any damaged toys, equipment or physical environment to the Head of Room
  • To report any accident or incident relating to children, staff or visitors, once competent to do so
  • To ensure every effort is made to co-operate with the Head of Room in all matters of Health and Safety once competent to do so
  • As part of the induction you must be aware of, understand and adhere to all record systems, policies and procedures
  • To understand the importance of healthy eating and a balanced diet and assist in the serving of meals for the children
  • To understand and comply with the Nursery’s Fire Drill
  • To attend and take part in Nursery Staff Meetings once monthly
  • To attend and take part in two Nursery staff training sessions a year and the summer picnic
  • To give a commitment to continual professional development training, staff supervisions and appraisals
  • To ensure that front lobby and hallways are kept clean and tidy at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Someone who ideally has some experience working with children (babies, toddlers or pre-school)

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidate must have a passion for working with young children
  • Be reliable, able to work as part of a team and confident in all area of communication

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English at C/4 grade or above or equivalent is preferred but not essential
  • If the candidate already holds a valid L2 Childcare qualification, they will be able to do the L3 Early Years Educator (standard - 18 months)

Future prospects

Once completing your L2/L3 Apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and further training.

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042.

About the employer

The Corner House Day Nursery is situated in a large beautiful Edwardian House, in a quiet residential area a few minutes from Bournemouth Town centre. It has stimulating, well lit, warm rooms with a home from home feel about them. The Corner House Nursery is open from 8:00 am – 6:00pm for 51 weeks per year and closes for bank holidays. We offer the free 15 hours per week under the EYFF scheme, for 3- and 4-year olds and the 2-year-old funding is available for children who meet the required criteria. We also cater for children with special needs where possible.





Portchester Road



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Training provider

Showcase Training LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Showcase Training Ltd


James Sproat 07715 658042

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills: English and maths at level 1 (unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment

If the candidate already holds a L2 or has sufficient experience, the L3 standard is available (Up to 18 months).

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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