Early Years Apprentice Level 2

Type: Apprentice
Region: South West

Looking for a career in childcare? The Old Station Nursery Alcester, part of The Old Station Nursery Group believe in creating brighter futures for every child in their care by providing the very best care and learning environment to the children so that they are ready for every stage of learning. Lots of great benefits including Perkbox and your birthday off!

At The Old Station Nursery what matters most to us is that children feel safe and happy in our care. We want each child to leave nursery with a love of learning and the possibility to succeed in all that comes next. At the heart of everything we do, we aim to inspire, nurture and innovate in order to create brighter futures, together. We are always looking for enthusiastic, passionate and hard-working people to join our team.

As an Early Years Apprentice, you will undertake the training required to become a Level 3 Early Years Educator. You will be required to support the aims and objectives of The Old Station Nursery (TOSN) and assist the staff within the nursery, working as a co-operative team member.

Key duties

Be fully involved with the implementation of the daily routine; this could include preparing, assisting in, and clearing away activities. You will also support the team and ensure that mealtimes are pleasant and social occasions.

Develop understanding of childcare and child development.

Develop positive relationships with the children.

Support nursery staff to provide high-quality environment that meets the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories.

Ensure the Companys Equal Opportunities and Child Protection Policies are always adhered to.

Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required.

Learn how to observe each childs progress and how to report on achievements looking for progression and continuity.

Learn the value of learning through play and how to present and scaffold these learning experiences.

Recognise how activities and experiences support the childs progress across the EYFS educational programme

Develop knowledge and understanding of the EYFS

Undertake a shared responsibility for health, safety, hygiene, cleanliness and regulatory requirements for EHO/Ofsted health and safety throughout the nursery.

Support the staff team with the general cleanliness and hygiene of the children and the environment indoors and outdoors


  • 52% childcare discount (subject to T&Cs)
  • Birthday day off!
  • Access to Perkbox, which provides a wide range of deals and discounts from the biggest brands, allowing you to shop and save all year round on things that matter to you. This includes offers on:

Food and drink, from takeaways to supermarket discounts to wine offers Tech and electronics such as mobile phones and computers Home and garden, from DIY to home appliances Health and beauty such as gym memberships and personal care Entertainment, from cinema tickets to books and events And much more!

  • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
  • Free staff uniform
  • A 100 reward each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
  • 31 days paid holiday including national Bank Holidays, which includes a whole week break over Christmas
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