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Children's Nursery - Apprentice position ELY NURSERY

Ely Nursery is an Ofsted registered nursery and we offer full day-care facilities for children aged 3 months to 5 years. We are a small team of friendly staff! We offer a full apprenticeship in early years childcare with help given by the team whenever required. You will observe each child’s progress, assist with the creation of a stimulating environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: 19 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual performance bonus scheme

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday on an 8-hour rotating working shift between 07:30 - 18:30. Exact shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work as a reliable team member
  • Understand each child as an individual
  • Observe each child’s progress
  • Develop positive relationships with parents, staff and outside agencies
  • Assist with the supervision of children throughout the day
  • Assist with the creation of a stimulating environment
  • Adhere to the nursery’s policies and procedures
  • Good communication skills
  • Affinity with early years children

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

  • You will gain a NVQ as an level 2 Early Years Practitioner (Childcare).
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required).
  • How training will be delivered is to be confirmed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once qualified you will be offered a full-time job as a nursery practitioner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Any subject (Grade 1) Desired

Things to consider

You will be playing with children indoors and outdoors!

About the employer

Ely Nursery has been established in Finchley Central since 2002. We look after children aged 4 mths - 4 years of age. The successful candidate will embark on an NVQ in Childcare once they have started work. We will assist with full training and once you have qualified, we will offer you a full-time position in our setting. As we are a small team, progression to Room Leader can occur very quickly.






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Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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