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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Busy Nought to Fives Ltd

To support with the day to day running of the setting. Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 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

    40 Hours per week, days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Work with parents, colleagues and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
  • Take an active role in seeking out Continuous Professional Development opportunities during the apprentices programme and beyond
  • Use communication and knowledge of child development to engage with children and support those requiring additional support
  • Support children who are experiencing transitions such as moving to school or birth of a sibling, using your knowledge of the children to support them
  • Carry out respectful care routines such as feeding, nappy changing and dental care
  • Take an active part in the completion of their apprenticeship, meeting deadlines set by their Trainer Assessor and working with the dedicated mentor to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Support children’s numeracy, literacy and language through a range of play activities and opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Time management skills

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivation
  • Passionate
  • Empathetic
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Dedicated

Desired qualifications

No entry qualification required.

Future prospects

Progression to the Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard.

Things to consider

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of the employers
safer recruitment process.

About the employer

Realise are a top training provider specialising in government funded training programmes.We have a professional and skilled team of industry experts ready to listen to your needsand support you. From the moment you get in touch with us, you’ll be supported by ourfriendly experts. In addition you will also benefit from webinars with industry experts such asLaura Henry-Allain, Anna Ephgrave and The Curiosity Approach. Our experts havedesigned a bespoke programme which we’re confident will provide you with the core skillsthat you need to work effectively within an early years setting. We have even partnered withNoodle Now! to support your ongoing professional development and offer access to over 90short courses.Your apprenticeship will include Roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner Effective communication Safeguarding Child development, transitions and attachments The Early Years Foundation Stage Health, safety and well-being Equality and diversity Partnership working


Busy Nought to Fives Ltd


Silkhouse Court

Tithebarn Street


L2 2LZ

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Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited


Joanne Norford 0333 444 3973

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Busy Nought to Fives will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme,
delivered through Busy Nought to Fives dedicated training provider, Realise.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2021