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Apprentice Child Care Practitioner Burstead Bears Day Nursery

This job involves providing support to the nursery. Your opportunity to gain a Level 2 qualification as an Early Years Practitioner. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time, permanent employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The day to day role will be:

  • Providing fun activities for the children
  • Assisting at mealtimes and encouraging good manners
  • Providing positive feedback to parents about their child
  • Ensuring that each child is cared for to the highest possible standard with regard for their unique personalities
  • Being responsible for weekly planning on a rota system
  • Keeping to a daily timetable of activities
  • Monitoring children’s progress according to the E.Y.F.S
  • Reporting any issues or concerns to management
  • Undertaking relevant paperwork and keeping up to date with documentation
  • Filing of necessary paperwork
  • Toilet training (if applicable)
  • Being familiar with OFSTEDs Standards of Care for full day care
  • Attending Staff meetings and out of hours relevant training courses other events
  • To keep up to date with relevant training
  • Ensuring quality of care at all times
  • To ensure that you are completing assignments/units on time as directed by your Training tutor
  • Any other duties as necessary

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Caring
  • Kind
  • Friendly
  • Willing to work part of a team

Personal qualities

  • You must have good communication and listening skills

Desired qualifications

  • You must have a good standard of education

Future prospects

  • Excellent prospects for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

About the employer

Burstead Bears Day Nursery is an Ofsted registered Award-Winning private day nursery that provides premium childcare and education for children from birth to 5 years of Billericay and surrounding areas, covering a radius of up to 20 miles in Essex.

The nursery in Billericay has been accredited ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in all areas. We have also been awarded the highly acclaimed ‘Gold Award for Good Food & Healthy Eating’ and the prestigious ‘5 Star Award of Excellence for Hygiene’.


Burstead Bears Day Nursery


Guildprime Business Centre

Southend Road


CM11 2PZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Vocational Training Services


Shannon True 01702353557

  • Early Years Practitioner Qualification - Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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