Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship TWISTY TAILS NURSERY LIMITED

Twisty Tails Nursery are looking for a Level 2 childcare apprentice to join their friendly and dedicated team. The role will include being a keyworker to support and engage with children, making learning fun. This is an ideal role for anyone who has a passion for working with children and wants to learn new skills. Great career progression!

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Closing date: 23 Mar 2024

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 08.30am to 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To act as a key person to a group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met
  • To work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
    To advise the Manager of any concerns, e.g. health and well-being of children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To teach children, 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 actively participate at team meetings, supervision meetings and appraisal meetings
  • To attend training courses as required and to take responsibility for personal development

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, including a
  • First Aid Qualification   
  • Training will be done on location

Functional Skills level 2 in maths and English if appliciable.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position

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

About the employer

Twisty Tails Nurseries is a leading day care nursery in Stanmore, Colindale, and Pinner, dedicated to providing exceptional care and education for children aged 3 months to pre-school. We offer a nurturing and stimulating environment where children can learn, grow, and have fun. At Twisty Tails Nurseries, we believe that every child is unique and has their own individual needs and abilities. Our team of experienced and qualified staff members is committed to creating a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment where every child can thrive. We strive to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere that makes both children and parents feel at ease.








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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

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