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Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Southsea, Portsmouth are looking for a Level 2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2022

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

    Monday to Friday- hours as per rota TBA

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Southsea, Portsmouth are looking for a L2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

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

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Tutor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • To be a confident, organised, reliable and creative person

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English at C/4 grade or equivalent or above is preferred but not essential
  • If the candidate holds a Level 2 in Childcare, it would be advantageous and they would go directly onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

Future prospects

  • Once completing your Level 2 Apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and further training
  • If the desired candidate already holds a valid L2 Childcare qualification or has sufficient experience the L3 Early Years Educator is available on an 18 month basis

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

Rainbow Corner Nursery School is a privately owned day nursery which was founded in 1983. We were one of the first nursery schools to open in Southsea and since then have continued to provide an excellent level of childcare. We are situated in Central Southsea in a large converted Victorian house. The nursery is family run and we pride ourselves on our strong reputation, flexibility and service, the true home-from-home environment and the excellent facilities we provide for the children in our care.





Victoria Road North



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Training provider

Showcase Training LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Showcase Training Ltd


James Sproat 07715658042

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills: English and maths L1 minimum (unless exempt)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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