Apprentice Childcare Practitioner – ZH3042

North Yorkshire, York
Posted 2 months ago

Askham Bar Day Nursery

Brief overview of the role

We are looking for someone with a love of working with children where you will gain a qualification in childcare. If you want to work with children and gain a qualification apply now

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • Working week Monday to Friday Hours TBA Total hours per week: 30 plus
    • Total hours per week: 30.00


  • Expected apprenticeship duration

12 months

Vacancy description

Duties and responsibilities to include:

  • following appropriate policies, procedures, and systems ensuring the educational, social, physical, emotional, health, and welfare needs of the children are met always
  • Become involved in children’s activities to stimulate and extend their learning
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and families within the facility
  • Providing an environment that is safe, stimulating and challenging, ensuring compliance with ‘the children act 2004’ and the ‘childcare act 2006’
  • Assisting in the admission and induction of new children
  • Assisting in the maintenance of all necessary records to meet internal, E.Y.D.C.P and Ofsted requirements
  • Take an active role in the promotion of excellent health and safety practices
  • Respond effectively to any health and safety issues that may arise, and report any necessary matters
  • Performing any other duties commensurate with the general nature of the position requested by the management team
  • Making sure all children are safe and treated equally
  • Be involved in activities
  • Work with parents/carers/families as well to help encourage children
  • Ensure good standards of safety, hygiene, and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  • Effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met (in conjunction with other team members)
  • Working towards a childcare level 2 or 3 qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team player
  • Motivated and eager to learn new skills
  • Able to take direction

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy
  • Presentable
  • Punctual
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required as full training will be provided

Future prospects

To become fully qualified in child care


Questions for candidates

First question

Why do you want this apprenticeship ?

Second question

How will you get to the employers location?

About the employer


Askham Bar Day Nursery



A Small, Friendly Nursery Established in 1996
Welcoming, caring environment created by a well established team.
Enjoyable, stimulating play activities and experiences offered indoors and outdoors.
2, 3 and 4 year old free early years places.
Nutritious snacks and meals, 5* food hygiene.
Childcare vouchers accepted.

Birth-5 Years Ofsted ‘Good’ Rated

Mon-Fri 7.30am-6.00pm

Training to be provided

We are looking for someone with a love of working with children where you will gain a qualification in:

Childcare Level 2 & 3

Functional skills in English and maths if required

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People’s Workforce


Job Features

Job CategoryApprenticeship

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