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Sector: Childcare

Qualification: Early years practitioner (Level 2)

Location: Ilford

Employer Description

Barney Bears Nursery Ltd are a private nursery of which provides care for children aged 3months – 5years. Providing the best start in life and development for young children, ensuring their well-being, development and individual needs are being met.

We have four nursery sites located within the London and Essex areas of Ilford, Barking, West Ham and Chigwell. All locations vary in size and space, however are very alike with 3 rooms which are separated into age ranges. We are open all year round, closed bank holidays and 1 week at Christmas.

Barney Bears Nursery Ilford are look for a Childcare apprentice to join their busy team.

Vacancy Description

This role is to be based within the rooms, working with and caring for our children. 

Duties include:

  • Meeting all their individual needs and requirements on their well-being, development and personal care. 
  • Building up strong bonds with staff, children and parents to work together in ensuring the best and quality care is provided. 
  • Staff must have a passion in wanting to work with children and enthusiasm within their role. 
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team, with good communication skills. 
  • Willingness to learn and be part of various training, courses and induction process into the company’s policies and procedures and ensuring these are being met at all times. 
  • Staff will have regular and daily communication with their team, children and management too, as well as parents to update regarding their children etc.


Childcare Apprenticeships (level 2 and 3)

English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required)

Course Duration

12 Months

Desired Skills

  • Must be passionate about working with children 
  • Enthusiasm
  • Motivated 
  • Patience 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Willingness to learn more
  • Good team skills

Personal Qualities


Motivated and willing to learn

Working Week

Monday - Friday

37.5 hours


£166 per week

£ 1,989 per annum

Future Prospects

Progression to higher qualification or full time employment


DBS checks will be required for this role and will be processed by the company. Full recruitment and interview process will take place which will also include experience days to be completed also.

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