An opportunity to gain a level 2 childcare qualification whilst working in a friendly, expanding nursery. You will be working alongside childcare professionals learning how to care for children aged 6 months to 5 years, carry out all nursery duties.

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

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    wellbeing scheme after 3 months probation period and your birthday off each year.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm with a 30 minute lunch break. 6 hours a week will be assigned to study time.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working at our Gloucestershire nursery alongside qualified members of staff. Caring for children aged 6 months to 5 years of age, carrying out nursery duties such as:

  • Changing nappies
  • Feeding children
  • Setting up activities
  • Supervising play
  • Helping at meal times 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 qualification in childcare Early years practitioner with the option of completing a level 3
  • English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once completed a permanent position will be availble. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Excellent time keeping, reliability and hardworking.

About the employer

Chapel Hill Day Nursery is a former public house set within an acre of beautiful open countryside. We are located on the main A38 in Newport, Near Berkeley where we offer wooden/natural resources and open-ended play within a unique, spacious, caring, relaxed, homely environment. We have the capacity to care for 59 children each day aged 8 weeks to 4 years of age.




Chapel Hill Day Nursery



GL13 9PY


Danielle Long


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Please email us your CV. If successful we will ask you to complete an application form and invite you to attend an interview.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2023