We are looking for a dedicated and fun individual who is looking for a career in childcare. You will be part of a flourishing nursery within a small chain with heaps of support in obtaining your formal qualifications. You will help assist the day-to-day running of the nursery and contribute the welfare of the children.

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Closing date: 23 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Shift patterns vary but will be between the hours of 7am - 7pm. Possible shift patterns include : 7:00am-5:00pm , 9:30am-7:00pm ect. All shifts will be provided with at least 1 weeks notice.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To work as part of a team to provide stimulating environment in learning opportunities, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Ensuring the on-going cleanliness of the nursery and maintenance of the equipment and resources.
  • To establish positive relationships with all children as well as being positive role model.
  • To help assist the day-to-day running of the nursery and contribute the welfare of the children.

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

Over the course of 15 months, you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare, wellbeing principles for children and at higher levels, child protection, data, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management (these modules may differ).

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 2  qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years.

If you do not hold GCSE maths & English (or equivalent), these will be delivered alongside the apprenticeship programme.

Our delivery of training is through blended learning. Supported by one of our sector specialist tutors, they will deliver teaching sessions using various methods including face to face teaching, Skype, Facetime, telephone and peer virtual classroom whilst using our interactive multi-sensory teaching resources. Teaching sessions are normally bi-weekly or monthly, depending on the learner’s preferred learning style. Additionally, the tutor will provide the support required to ensure the learner enjoys and ultimately successfully achieves their goals and completes their training. We want learners to feel that our team are approachable at any stage of their learning journey.

You will initially take an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly. We ensure that you stay on track to complete your programme on time by managing your expectations through our state-of-the-art e-portfolio system. At the end of your programme, your learnt knowledge, skills and behaviours will be assessed by an independent assessor in your end point assessment (EPA).

As part of the apprenticeship, alongside your job role, 20% of your time in work must be dedicated to developing new skills. This can be any time devoted to learning and improving new skills without interruption.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become a qualified staff member.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Patience, Willingness to learn


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

About the employer

Operating since 2016, MonkeyMoos Nursery and Preschools were created from the ground up. Born out of a desire to supply the best quality childcare at the best possible prices in the best quality learning and loving environment. Our primary focus is the wellbeing of every child. We provide our children the attention they need to grow and develop into happy, healthy people and be confident for their next step to ‘big school’.




Surley Row

Emmer Green



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Training provider



Caitlin Genge


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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