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Vacancy: Childcare Apprentices


Are you a caring, self-motivated person who has a passion for looking after children?

Plymouth-based Achievers Day Nursery is looking for full-time childcare apprentices.

This is a great opportunity to become qualified in this very rewarding field of work.

Successful applicants will be taken on an 18-month contract to undertake an Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship, with a view to moving on to take Level 3 qualifications on completion.

Apprentices will be paid £166 a week for a full-time role of either 40 or 45 hours, depending on age. Shift times will be discussed at interview.

Achievers are a successful independent nursey with seven separate childcare rooms and excellent reputation. As a non-corporate early years’ educator, they value the experience of staff in shaping the experience offered to children.

Applicants for the apprenticeship should demonstrate a good standard of English and maths, have demonstrable experience of working with children and be flexible, organised, hard-working and punctual.

Achievers Day Nursery is a no smoking or vaping workplace and wearing jewellery and false nails and nail polish is not permitted while working.

Apprentices work will include:

Learning to build positive relationships with customers
Supporting the room to ensure high quality childcare standards
Supporting with all hygiene and cleaning requirements within the childcare rooms
Supporting children to ensure mealtimes are a positive time in the day, where they are encouraged to eat healthy
Interacting with children to actively develop their play skills and understanding of the world
Implement the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and room planning through the oversee, coordination and participation in activities
Support the effective implementation of Key Worker system and understand and respect the need for consistency of care for the children, ensuring an inclusive environment

Training will take place on the job and be overseen by experts from South West Association of Training Providers.

If interested, please apply by August 31st using reference number VAC001639687 via the following link: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch.


It is anticipated the job will begin on September 7th.
Vacancy:  Childcare Apprentices