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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Spring Grove Nursery

Are you passionate about working with children? Would you like to help children learn and develop the essential skills needed in life? Then this could be a wonderful opportunity for the right person to work in a busy nursery within the Liverpool 8 area.

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Closing date: 22 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a Childcare Apprentice you will gain valuable experience in a learning environment, supporting children and helping them reach their potential. You will work in a diverse environment and develop the skills needed to progress and achieve within a childcare setting.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • To work alongside Nursery Practitioners and assistants whilst contributing to the delivery of quality childcare provision
  • To help support the provision to be an inclusive, secure learning environment for young children
  • To maintain effective relationships with parents, carers and staff in order to meet the needs of children and contribute to the assessment of children's needs and care to support their development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To be able to communicate with children, staff, parents and carers

Personal qualities

  • To be patient
  • Kind 
  • Reliable
  • Willing to participate in training and development

Desired qualifications

To have attained at least GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English and ICT.

Future prospects

Successful candidates may have the opportunity to progress onto a level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or even full-time employment.

Things to consider

This is busy and demanding role, yet it is extremely rewarding for those who wish to pursue a career in childcare.

About the employer

Spring Grove is a purpose-built nursery and has been established since 2000. The nursery is a large detached building located in the West Derby area of Liverpool. Spring Grove provides training for children ages 0-5.


Spring Grove Nursery


Spring Grove


L12 8SJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd


Shirley Ashcroft 0151 289 9090

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Please note you will only need to complete the above functional skills, if you do not already have them or if you have not already achieved GSCE's within each subject 

Training will be provided by North West Community Services.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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