Nursery Apprentice The Avenue Day Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, homely nursery in Aldbourne, nr Marlborough is looking for a Level 2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team. Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprenticeship wage is the minimum wage, actual is dependent on age/experience

    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 - Friday between 8.00am - 6.00pm. Employer is flexible. This can be worked over 4 days.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all Apprenticeship work as set by Showcase Tutor

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

NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner

  • Functional Skills: maths and English at Level 1 minimum (Unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment
  • Training completed via work based visits at the nursery and 4 hour study time provided for coursework

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon completing your apprenticeship, you may possibly be offered a full time position and further training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Leo and Kate brought their first nursery just over 2 years ago, within this time they have enjoyed providing the best possible start for all the little people and their families in very different area of the country including London, Shropshire, Calne and more recently our 3 Avenue settings all local to the Marlborough area. Kate has a real passion to ensure that all the children we look after have the same start in their lives and has achieved an outstanding Ofsted inspection at the nursery setting in Calne just a few weeks ago.


The Avenue Day Nursery


The Avenue Day Nursery,

Smith's Barn West Street



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Training provider



James Robert Sproat

+1 07715658042

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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