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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner CHILD 1ST (COLESHILL) LTD

Urgent vacancy. Apprentice Nursery Practitioner required for Child 1st Day Nursery in Coleshill. Excellent opportunity to earn, learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Early Years Level 2 for 15 months.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2021

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 7.30am - 6.00pm (Rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To promote the highest standards of childcare for the successful achievement of the intellectual, emotional, and social development of each child
  • To assess, in conjunction with the Deputy Manager, the individual needs of each child
  • To assess the progress of each child
  • To carry out effectively and thoroughly the daily programs drawn up for each age-related children’s groups
  • To make sure, under supervision, that the rooms, toys and equipment are kept in a clean and safe condition and any maintenance or breakages are reported
  • To report to the childcare assessor on a weekly basis

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Passion for childcare
  • Confident
  • Eagerness to learn and develop
  • Caring personality

Desired qualifications

Have GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Possible opportunity to progress into full-time employment upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Please do not contact this employer. You must be eligible for the apprenticeship first, with the training provider Gordon Franks Training, who will conduct the first interview (apply via the link as specified).

Once successful, your details will then be forwarded to the employer for you to be considered for this vacancy (We have lots of other vacancies too!).

About the employer

Child 1st operates 3 children’s nurseries - two in the West Midlands (Solihull and Coleshill) and one in Derbyshire (Bakewell). Between all three we are registered for 276 places and our aim is to ensure that our nurseries are an exciting and inspirational place for children and adults alike.

Frequent room meetings and staff meetings enable our team to plan activities suitable to the children in their care, paying particular attention to the individual needs of each child. Our excellent hygiene standards throughout the nursery keep babies and children healthy and safe. Individual bedding sheets and blankets are provided by the nursery and rigorous cleaning regimes are maintained.




Father Hudsons Complex

Coventry Road


B46 3EA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gordon Franks


Joanita Manka 0121 3333001

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 qualification 
  • Full training provided at the employer site
  • Choice of online or paper-based portfolio
  • Regular assessor visits, observations and reviews
  • Witness testimonies from employer
  • Exams / assessments / workshops
  • Technical certificate (industry knowledge)
  • Functional skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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