Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship OAKLEY DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Oakley Nursery & Preschool would love to hear from you if you have a passion to work with children and learn all about Early Years. They are looking for 2 Level 2 apprentices to join their friendly team. The role will include being a keyworker, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences. Fantastic opportunity!

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £250 bonus after completion of each apprenticeship level. £80.00 monthly allowance towards community cost, until you qualify.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 07.30am to 17.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include but not limited to:

  • To help to set up the room(s) for the daily programme and to help tidy away and clean at the end of the session
  • To be a key personal assistant to a small group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child's needs are recognised and met
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
  • To advise the Manager of any concerns e.g. about children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To assist with the teaching of children to a high standard, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures
  • To support mealtimes within the setting

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

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 plus Internal Training will be provided at the location.  Training is ongoing throughout the apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate could progress to be offered a full-time role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Life in Oakley Nursery and Preschool is safe, fun, energetic, learning focused and yes sometimes very messy. Each day involves three full meals and two snacks and sleep time. As well as free play time, planned learning activities and plenty of outdoor play – all providing educational opportunities for your child. We believe that every child is unique, naturally curious and eager to learn about the world around them and our experienced staff will support them to reach their full potential. Our learning through play approach supports your child’s learning and development whilst fostering their natural curiosity for knowledge and they have fun at the same time!




101 Rockdale Road


TN13 1JY

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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