Nursery Apprentice Twynham House Day Nursery

Are you looking to train in Early Years Childcare? A friendly Nursery in Bournemouth is looking for a Level 2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team. As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children including personal care, safeguarding and helping children develop against the EYFS.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 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 - Friday (shifts to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a nursery apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • Creating a 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
  • Completing work to the desired timeframe for Showcase Training tutor
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to

The training you will be getting

NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
Functional Skills:

  • English and maths at Level 1 minimum (unless exempt)
  • End point assessment
  • Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 4-hours study time provided for coursework

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying.

About the employer

Working collaboratively to develop curious, creative and confident minds, Twynham House is a family-run nursery school in the heart of Christchurch. Our high quality learning environment is a working testimony of respect for the child as a unique individual. These are 'our children', who should regard Twynham House as their own home where they can flourish and feel confident that their needs will be met and respected.


Twynham House Day Nursery


15 Stour Road


BH23 1PL

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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


James Sproat


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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