Nursery Apprentice More2childcare

The Apprentice will be based in one of our three rooms and will take responsibility for assisting in the rooms with children to provide high quality, safe, stimulating and flexible childcare. They will take individual responsibility to safeguard the children in their care and promote their wellbeing.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  1. To help to provide care for children in the room
  2. To be responsible at all times for high standards of care and education of children between 0 and 5 years in accordance with statutory requirements
  3. To create a welcoming and family friendly environment
  4. With your growing knowledge of EYFS help with planning of daily activities and provide suitable play and learning opportunities
  5. To help ensure children under your care develop and learn in a safe and supportive environment
  6. To be involved in the process for monitoring children’s progress and sharing information about their development with their parents and/or carer’s.
  7. To carry out all duties associated with looking after the children and around the daily routine – ie preparing snacks for snack time, changing nappies, cleansing of equipment etc
  8. To help set up the nursery before the children arrive in the morning and to help to clean and tidy away at the end of each session
  9. Other: To carry out tasks requested by your manager and to provide cover in the absence of staff where required.
  10. To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff, which is acquired as part of the job.
  11. To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures.
  12. To be aware of and adhere to the setting’s operational policies and procedures.  Eg health and safety, fire precautions, food safety, cleanliness of the setting etc

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  1. Willingness to learn
  2. Good communication skills
  3. Hardworking
  4. Organised

Personal qualities

  1. Commitment to valuing diversity and equal opportunities
  2. Commitment to working effectively with young children and families
  3. Friendly and flexible approach at work which facilitates the development of effective relationships

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English grade C or above.

Future prospects

If the apprentice proves themselves with their duties, the role may became expanded once the apprenticeship is over

About the employer

More2childcare is looking for a versatile and enthusiastic Apprentice to gain practical experience at the nursery whilst studying for their level 2 childcare qualification. More2childcare is social enterprise that has the community at its heart. It is pioneering a new approach to childcare and work for local families and is more than just a nursery. It will provide the community with quality and flexible childcare coupled with the perfect working environment for those going back to their career or starting a new one. Our nursery has an emphasis on sports and nature. In addition to the EFYS framework we provide our own unique sports and movement coaching program and access to nature and gardening activities.




195 Trafalgar Road


SE10 9EQ

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Training provider

Training will be provided by Training Associates, providing the successful apprentice with an NVQ level 2 in Childcare.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Training Associates (Surrey)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Associates

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017