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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Evolution Childcare at The Lodge
A great opportunity for an apprentice to support the staff team in the day to day operations of the nursery, this includes supervising the children, carrying out daily tasks such as feeding the children, cleaning rooms from meals or activities. Helping with activities and programmes for the children.

Evolution Childcare at The Lodge - Employer

We are a private day nursery in Cheltenham offering childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years of age. Our nursery is currently in a complete redesign and redecoration stage which has included a new dance studio for the children, snug room, all gardens are being revamped. It is a very exciting time and we are very pleased with the achievement so far. We have a lovely team of staff that have all been at the setting for many years. We feel that we are very supportive and are willing to help the right candidate with their studies and future career.



12 months

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Job Summary

GBP 120.00
Evolution Childcare at The Lodge

Detailed Job Description

  • To contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • Engage in good team working, supporting your colleagues
  • Liaise with and support parents and other family members
  • To attend out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evening, fundraising events etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery.
  • Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manager
  • Recording accidents in the accident book.
  • Ensure the Duty Manager has initialled the report before the parent receives it.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Good standard of Maths and English

Skills required

  • Interested in the development of children
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to use computers/tablets

Personal Qualities

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Hardworking
  • Willing and able to ask questions
  • Good time keeper

What does a typical placement look like

  • Interested in the development of children
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to use computers/tablets

What you should wear

Good standard of Maths and English

Future prospects

If a full contract is issued on completion of the apprenticeship, further training opportunities will be available as well as key carer roles, room (specific age groups) based positions

Additional Information

Training provided

CYPW Level 2

Functional skills Maths 1 (if applicable

)Functional skills English 1 (if applicable)o

Progress to Excellence Ltd - Learning Provider

Progress to Excellence Ltd is a national training provider offering apprenticeships and commercial training throughout England. They offer qualifications in sectors including childcare, dental nursing, health and social care, customer service and business administration. Progress to Excellence Ltd is an Ofsted graded 'Good' training provider who works with over 1,000 employers and 3,000 learners. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Progress to Excellence Ltd on 0151 650 6933 or email: (Ref ID:91926)
Progress to Excellence Ltd


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