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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice (Standard) Level 2 Yewtree Childrens Centre 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 14 area.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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 to Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2021

  • 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 along side 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

  • Ability to work well with others
  • Carry out tasks under supervision
  • To have an ability to communicate effectively
  • To be able to work independently
  • To have experience working within a childcare setting (although this is not an essential skill)

Personal qualities

  • To be patient
  • Kind
  • Reliable
  • Willing to participate in training and development
  • To be able to communicate with children, staff, parents and carers

Desired qualifications

  • To have obtained GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above in English and maths. Please note that support may be offered to candidates who are just below grade C depending on assessment results

Future prospects

  • Successful candidates may have the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or even 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

Yewtree Childrens Centre is a busy multi-cultural Childrens Centre based in the L14 area of Liverpool. The Centre offers a range of support packages for parents from varying backgrounds including full time nursery provision. It is an extremely busy and vibrant centre which acts as a hub for the local community.


Yewtree Childrens Centre Nursery


Berryford Road


L14 4ED

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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

Training will be provided by North West Community Services by use of various Remote Learning Platfroms

You will be trained by our highly skilled and qualified assessors, who will guide you through your apprenticeship in order for you to achieve:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner (Standards)
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, maths, and ICT
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

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 GCSEs or equivalent within each subject.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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