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Childcare Apprenticeship Level 2 Foxcubs Day Nursery

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start their career in childcare. Based in a friendly nursery the role will involve assisting in the planning and delivering of fun and educational activities for children, whilst taking care of the childrens developmental and personal needs.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 42.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery
team, your duties activities may include:

· Planning and delivering fun and educational
activities with the children

· Play alongside and with children to support their

· Contribute to children’s records through

· Assist with the supervision of children at rest
times and at mealtimes

· Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment
for the children

· Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing
personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to
commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Communication skills

Team work

Personal qualities

- Friendly and approachable
- Patient, and caring
- The ability to interact positively with children and adults
- Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
- Reliable
- Trustworthy
- Motivated

Desired qualifications

Good Numeracy - A-C (9-4) Grades in maths or equivalent is desired but not essential
Good Literacy - A-C (9-4) Grades in English or equivalent is desired but not essential

Future prospects

There may be the opportunity to continue your employment at the end of the level 2 apprenticeship and progress to level 3.

Things to consider

The candidate will need to be kind, caring and have a love for children. They need to have a passion for early years and be able to learn and understand the requirements for the EYFS. They need to be excited to watch children develop and have an ability to make everyday fun. Story times needs to be exhilarating and take the children’s imaginations too far off lands. They must be able to plan wonderful activities based on the children they have in the care and challenge them to learn new things on a daily basis. They must be prepared for hard work, keep children safe and have fantastic teamwork and communicative skills.
Working hours would be - Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 6.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 3.00pm

About the employer

Foxcubs Day Nursery is a children’s day nursery set in a large 19th century house in the heart of the Reddings area in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Our aim is to offer a safe and loving learning-through-play environment, where each child is treated as an individual. We cater for children from new-born up to the age of five years old, offering a wide curriculum of activities for every child.


Foxcubs Day Nursery


Chapel House

Old Reddings Road


GL51 6SA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd


Kellie Greenway 07879 554914

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the Aspiration Training Limited website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to Aspiration Training Limited you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Jul 2022