Early Years Apprentice Level 2 - Exeter

  • Munchkins day nursery
  • Exeter, Devon, Devon
  • £5.28 per hour

A fantastic opportunity to start your early years career in a family run nursery offering so many benefits! You get a hot meal every day, discounted childcare, onsite parking, relaxed uniform, plus its a real team environment with competitions, team building events and awards. You will be supporting children's learning through play and activities.

Vacancy provider logo for Realise

  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £5.28 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Education & Training
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Early years practitioner (ST0888)
  • Employer
    Munchkins day nursery


Munchkins Day Nursery is a family run nursery that understands the importance of individuality. They are looking for a Level 2 Apprentice to join their team to develop and learn on the job in this supportive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

To ensure that the Pre-School and Nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others.

To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.

To be responsible for any tasks set by room leader and/or Manager.

To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship.

To be responsible for keeping a record of own ‘Off the Job training’ hours.

To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.

To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress.

To help ensure the Pre-School and Nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times.

To understand and work to Pre-School and Nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies.

To help room leaders plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes.

To be flexible within practices of the Nursery and be prepared to help where necessary, including undertaking certain domestic jobs such as preparation of snack meals, cleaning equipment and tidying the room

To ensure that each child is only collected by someone known to the Nursery

To ensure that meal times are conducted in a pleasant, social sharing environment

To perform hygiene tasks for the children as required, such as washing and changing

Undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the Pre-School and Nursery’s aims and objectives.


To ensure Health and Safety guidelines and fire regulations are strictly adhered to

To adhere to high standards of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the Nursery setting

To respect the confidentiality of all information received

To ensure the Nursery is a high quality environment which meets the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development

To attend all out of hours activities such as training, meetings, parents evenings and annual events

To attend all yearly statutory ad mandatory training and undergo any further training required of the post

To cooperate with all departments and rooms within the Nursery to promote a good working relationship within the staff team

To be an ambassador for Munchkins Day Nursery, maintaining good public relations, relationships with children and their families and promoting the Nursery in a positive manner

To understand that as part of training, you will be required to move to other parts of the Nursery

For more information about this vacancy please contact Realise on 0333 444 3973 (Ref ID: 242253)

Company website : http://www.munchkinsdaynursery.com/

  • Willing to work with parents and carers
  • Aware of child protection and safeguarding
  • A willingness to learn
  • A motivated and positive manner
  • Commitment & enthusiasm
  • Ability to work and flourish under pressure
  • Confident and effective communicator

A genuine interest in working with young children

  • Some knowledge of the EYFS curriculum - desirable

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Munchkins Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if required

This will be delivered through Munchkins Day Nurseries dedicated training provider, Realise.

Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

  • Caring person
  • Positive
  • Able to communicate well with others
  • Team worker
  • Kind
  • Approachable

  • Future Prospects (career progression) We are open, and supportive, to all progression directions

  • DBS required (we will organise this)
  • Onsite parking, close to bus station and bus routes

Based on this opportunity you might also be interested in.

Opportunities with Realise

Realise is a leading UK training provider for apprenticeships

Find Out More
Cyber Essentials
© 2021 GetMyFirstJob Ltd.

Your first steps into the world of work for Apprenticeships, Degree Apprenticeships, Work Experience & Graduate Jobs