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Early Years Apprentice Chingford House School

Do you enjoy working with children? Chingford House school are seeking an apprentice to join their established team and develop their knowledge and skills in the early years sector. This is a great opportunity to start your Childcare career, gain a nationally recognised qualification and work alongside experienced staff.

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Closing date: 23 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure the nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times
  • To understand and work to nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To carry out planned activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments
  • To liaise closely with parents / carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work as part of a team, supporting colleagues to ensure the safety and well being of the children at all times
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the nursery’s aims and objectives

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


On programme Training:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End point assessment:

  • Professional discussion underpinned by portfolio
  • Knowledge Test

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential progression onto level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship
  • To be discussed at the end of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Ability to write reports, Keep clear, accurate records


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 9-4/ A*-C/ Level 1) Desired

Things to consider

A fully enhanced DBS and references will be required prior to starting this position. What has attracted you to this role?

About the employer

Chingford House Nursery is a nursery for children from 6 months to 5 years old. We are based in a gorgeous terraced house in a popular residential area in Chingford. We have been teaching and caring for children for 16 years and are rated Good by OFSTEAD. The children that attend our nursery learn through play and a more structured learning environment as we prepare children for school; our team of staff who work with the Pre-schoolers, support school readiness by providing practical phonics and numeracy sessions. We complement our educational programme with extra-curricular activities such as Forest School, Bong along (music & movement), and Specialist PE sessions.


Chingford House School




E4 9AL

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Training provider



Mason Ward


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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