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Level 2 Childcare Apprenticeship Little Sunflowers Day Nursery Limited

To assist the manager with the welfare and daily supervision of the children. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 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 - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    74 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Maintain the health, safety and welfare of the children
  • Share responsibilities with team members for children working in areas inside and outside the nursery
  • Plan and prepare ways for the nursery curriculum to be implemented
  • To provide age appropriate activities for small and large groups
  • To be involved in activities that celebrates the seasons and various festivals
  • To assume the role of key worker for children in the key group and plan effectively for their individual needs
  • Observe, monitor and assess individual children especially those in assigned key group and keep clear accurate written records
  • To discuss children’s progress in areas of desirable learning outcomes at bi-annual parent evening sessions
  • To discuss children’s progress with other team members
  • To ensure that all children have equal access to all activities irrespective of gender, race or ability/disability, whilst respecting each child’s individuality
  • To be responsible for maintain the behavioural management policy
  • To be aware and able to work in accordance with the child protection policy

Health and Safety:

  • To be familiar with the nursery’s health and safety policy
  • To maintain nursery equipment in good condition, reporting any breakages to the manager
  • Administer first aid when required in accordance with first aid policy
  • To be familiar with fire regulations also participate in regular fire drills
  • To be aware of the body fluids policy and put into practice when appropriate


Keep up to date, accurate records including:

  • Medication forms
  • Accident reports
  • Fire drills
  • Weekly/daily activities
  • Individual development records
  • To provide a constantly stimulating environment by ensuring presentation of children’s work, interest areas and displays


  • Share the children’s experiences on a daily basis with parents
  • Build positive relationships and work collaboratively in parent partnership
  • To be available to speak to parents at appropriate times to discuss any queries or concerns

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A Good standard of verbal and written English
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • To be reliable and punctual
  • To be flexible 
  • To be able to work in a team

Desired qualifications

  • A good standard of English and maths

Future prospects

  • A career in childcare

About the employer

Little Sunflowers Child Care is your home away from home and we believe we have created a warm and welcoming environment to all our parents, carers and children. We recognise that it is your right and responsibility to raise your child with your beliefs and experiences accepted as valid. It is our job to ensure we compliment these beliefs.


Little Sunflowers Day Nursery Limited


Shirley Crescent


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Training provider

JACE Training Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Jace Training & Assessment


sue cornish 02087738146

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if Required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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