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At St Joseph’s we offer a Nursery education full of wonder and excitement and with so much to see and do, the children soon develop a love of learning about the world around them.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 between 8:00 - 4:45 OR 9:15 - 6:00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of the children.
  • To record children’s learning and development journeys, and to then communicate these with parents, carers and other key adults.
  • To be actively engage in great team working.
  • To liaise with and support parents, carers and other family members.
  • To participate in the high-quality care and supervision of all children.
  • To attend activities that are out of working hours (e.g. staff meetings, training, and events etc.)
  • To be flexible and to be prepared to help where needed (including domestic jobs e.g. preparing meals, and cleaning toys etc.)
  • To follow the ethos of the nursery, creating a warm and friendly environment.
  • To work alongside the Nursery Manager & and staff team.
  • To ensure that EYFS is promoted efficiently and that its policies are followed correctly.
  • To ensure great customer service.
  • To help with the smooth running of the Nursery.
  • To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Nursery Manager.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Early years practitioner Level 2 

Childcare Level 2, delivered via monthly Tutor led workshops (a combination of face to face and live, virtual 3 – 2 sessions) self-led study and blending learning and development activities, all, within the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Patience, Positive attitude


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Your application via The Government Apprenticeship website, is the 1st stage of CT Skills’ (Training Provider) Apprenticeship Application Process. If your application is shown as ‘successful’ this means that you have passed the first stage of our application process and will need to send your latest cv and undergo a call with our Recruitment Team.

About the employer

At St Joseph’s we offer a Nursery education full of wonder and excitement and with so much to see and do, the children soon develop a love of learning about the world around them. In addition to all the activities and toys available in our rooms, the boys and girls visit the school library, take part in PE, have French lessons, cook, go on walks to see some of the City’s local attractions, They even manage to squeeze in some IT! Dance lessons are also available as part of the curriculum through ‘Rattle and Roll’, a local provider and the children are regularly integrated into school life through our weekly achievement assemblies. All Nursery rooms are Ofsted registered and fully ISI compliant. They are led by highly qualified staff and the children follow the EYFS framework. Parents are therefore reassured of a safe and stimulating environment in which their child can grow and flourish. The Nursery is attached to the main school and welcomes all children from 1 to 5 years old. It is open 51 weeks of the year from 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) and separated into 3 distinctive rooms - Rainbow Room, Sunflower Room and Pre Prep.







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Training provider



Poppy Tolson

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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