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Nursery Apprentice Highfield Day Nursery

To meet the needs of babies, toddlers and pre-school children. Manage behaviour in a way which promotes their welfare and development while being responsible and safety conscious at all times.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3pm with a 30 minute lunch break

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    25 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ensuring the care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • Demonstrate a genuine care for children.
  • Be flexible and adaptable to the needs of the children and the setting.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Be responsible and saftey conscious at all times
  • Be keen to acquire knowledge and understanding of babies, toddlers and pre-school children.
  • Act in a professional and welcoming manner with children and their parents.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Working towards completing Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard. The Apprentice will achieve NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner on completion. Work based learning with adhoc workshops at Hertford Regional college

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to complete Level 3 Early Years Educator on completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-D (9-3)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-D (9-3)) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to be local, or drive or have someone that can drive you to work. Public transport is not an option. We do have early starts and late finishes but apprentice would not be doing long hours. No weekends.

About the employer

We provide full day care, Pre-school education as well as being a nursery school.


Highfield Day Nursery


Riverside House

Station Road


SG11 2PB

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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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