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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice FOOTSTEPS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

Footsteps operates at a number of sites across the West Midlands. Ofsted reports. Here at Footsteps Nurseries Limited, We are looking for someone who is passionate about starting their career in Childcare.

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

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Closing date: 24 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, between 07:30 - 18:30, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoors and outdoors) and at mealtimes
  • Assist with the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework
  • Take part in delivering the highest standards of care throughout the nursery
  • Demonstrate a commitment to understanding how children develop.
  • Meet and greeting parents and children at the nursery
  • Completing handovers with parents, guardians, and colleagues
  • Assist at snack and mealtimes
  • Setting up classrooms for the day’s activities
  • Supervising activities
  • General housekeeping of the nursery
  • Ensuring that all safeguarding procedures are followed at all times
  • Ensuring all health and safety procedures are followed at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic knowledge of safeguarding
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety
  • Customer service skills
  • Team working skills

Personal qualities

  • Passion and commitment for working in childcare
  • Commitment to complete work set within deadlines and complete your apprenticeship

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme you may be offered the opportunity to progress within the company.

This could include the opportunity of a permanent position within the business.

About the employer

This fully refurbished modern nursery includes a standalone barn converted Pre-School which includes half an acre of outside space, featuring two all-weather outside area's with bike track, water pumps and a bespoke forest school facility and outside classroom.




Ash Cottage

Walmley Ash Lane

Sutton Coldfield

B76 2AA

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Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited


Hayley Potter 0333 444 3973

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Footsteps Nursery 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.

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme is delivered through Footsteps Nursery's dedicated training provider, Realise Training.

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: 24 Feb 2022