Level 2 Childcare Apprentice TINY WORLD LTD

A vacancy has arisen for a Nursery Nurse Apprentice to work at our Mansfield branch with children aged 0 - 5 years, supporting them in all areas of their care and Development. Our fun, educational activities are planned in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, so children can learn and develop at their own pace.

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 6:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Nappy changing
  • Supporting mealtimes
  • Outdoor play
  • Planning of activities and care
  • Setting up and clearing away activities
  • Child observations
  • Some cleaning duties will also be involved

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Year Practitioner 

Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of Level 2
qualifications in maths and English, will need to achieve level 1
functional skills in these and work towards level 2 functional skills.

Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be
planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet
the individual needs of the apprentice.

The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job
activities and training.

On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible progression on to Level 3 Early Years Educator
  • Apprenticeship and/or a permanent position within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Caring, Friendly, Patient, Responsible, Motivated, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9 - 2 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9 - 2 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Are you able to travel to our location for the start times above?

About the employer

Tiny World Day Nurseries is a family run group of nurseries located in the Nottingham and Mansfield areas which provide OFSTED registered and inspected childcare for babies and children aged from 6 weeks to 11 years old.




Layton Avenue


NG18 5NS

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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

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