Early Years Apprentice BUDMOUTH LIMITED

Chuckles Day Nursey are recruiting for a passionate early year's apprentice. The successful candidate will operate a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children. The Early Years apprentice will ensure that the nursery safeguarding procedure is followed to ensure all children are kept safe, well and secure.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2023

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 07:30 and 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Observing, planning and playing with all ages using famly to inform parents of progress and development
  • Caring for all ages of children working as a team member
  • General day to day tasks of working in a busy nursery environment

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

  • The apprentice will be working towards attaining a Level 2 Early Years Practioner Apprenticeship in conjunction with training at Weymouth College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Prospect of progression within Chuckles Day Nursey and offer of a permanent position for the right candidate on completion of the apprenticeship

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

Chuckles Day Nursery has been opened for over 35 years and had originally been open to care for the children of teachers working at Budmouth, before opening up to the wider community. Chuckles has grown over the years and we are proud of the setting we have become, teaching and caring for many children over the years. At Chuckles the child is at the heart of what we do, we care for individual needs and can support children to learn and develop throughout their early years and prepare them for what lies ahead with 'big' school and beyond. With our location, we feed into many of the schools in the local area. Chuckles has 13 staff working with the nursery, with the years of service totaling over 170 years between us! Maria (Nursery Manager) has recently celebrated her 30 years of service with us.




Budmouth Technology College

Chickerell Road



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Training provider



Weymouth College Apprenticeship Team


01305 208709

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2023