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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Good Foundations Day Nursery

Here at Good Foundations, we are looking for an apprentice to join our talented team. Apprenticeship opportunities are a great way to lay the foundations down for your career in the Childcare sector. APPLY NOW!

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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

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To contribute to a programme of activities suitable for the age range of children
  • To keep a record in the learning journey for your key children - observe and record development
  • To work alongside other staff and support the team
  • To be flexible around the needs and working practices of the nursery
  • To attend out of working hours functions such as training, staff meetings, parents evenings
  • Work alongside the manager and other staff to ensure high health and safety standards are met
  • To respect confidentiality of information received
  • To recognise the importance of meeting the needs of individual children from differing cultures, background, abilities and stages of development
  • To develop your role within the team.
  • To follow all policies and procedures
  • To carry out all required training tasks
  • To prepare and complete children’s activities
  • To ensure meal times are pleasant and sociable
  • Provide comfort and empathy to children
  • To carry out personal care routines
  • To interact and play during indoor and outdoor activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good time keeping
  • Flexible
  • Good level of written and spoken English
  • Patient

Personal qualities

  • Motivated and keen to learn within the sector
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to use your own initiative

Desired qualifications

Preferred English and Maths at GCSE C / 4 or above or Functional Skills equivalent.

Future prospects

Possible progression to level 3 and then full time employment. 

About the employer

Good Foundations is a charity run nursery based in Carlton. We take pride in ensuring each child gets the best quality of learning in a stimulating and welcoming environment. One of our main focuses at Good Foundations is for the children to benefit from learning through play in a friendly and positive environment.

Within the nursery we have four rooms dedicated to various age groups, with activities that are stimulating and appropriate for each child’s age and personal development. Our staff all take pride in working closely with the children and parents to ensure that each child is getting the best quality of learning to get them ready for when it's time to go to school! Good Foundations is a place for children to come socialise with their friends, make new memories and to experience different ways of learning alongside each other.


Good Foundations Day Nursery



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Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited


Joanne Norford 03334 443973

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer
  • Good Foundations 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 Good Foundations 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.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021