Nursery Apprentice Banana Moon Nursery Billericay

Banana Moon has an exciting opportunity for a Nursery Apprentice to assist the staff team to create a safe, caring, and welcoming setting in which families are happy to entrust their child and where their child is encouraged and supported to flourish in an enabling and stimulating environment.

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Closing date: 17 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is dependant on age and any experience.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed. 1 hours lunch break each day.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To ensure operational policies and procedures implemented by Banana Moon Franchise are adhered to, ensuring relevant legislation is met
  • To contribute to inspiring and ambitious practice
  • Adhere to Health and Safety policies and risk assessments, hazard logs as set out in the operational plan
  • To participate in the emergency and security procedures such as emergency evacuation, door security and e-safety
  • Be alert to issues of safeguarding, ensuring that the welfare and safety of the children and adults is paramount, recording and reporting any concerns to the DSL
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in practice, ensuring relevant documentation is completed as required
  • Active involvement in staff meetings, which support continually evolving high standards of practice
  • To work with colleagues in room planning, observation and assessment to ensure the provision of a stimulating environment with a balance of challenging and inspiring child/adult lead activities reflecting children’s individual needs and interests
  • Support the settling in of new children in a sensitive manner
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive family information whilst adhering to child protection policy and procedures

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • Support to work towards level 2 functional skills in English and maths (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible permanent postion for the right candidate with opportunities for further training and development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Banana Moon Billericay, offers a premium level of childcare and education to children aged 3 months to 5 years. The nursery, is situated at The Stables, London Road between Billericay and Brentwood. The nursery has a professional team who are highly skilled and caring nursery practitioners with recognised qualifications.


Banana Moon Nursery Billericay





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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


Toni Parrish

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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