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Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Queensberry Nursery

To provide the highest level of care and education for children attending the nursery. You will be ideally hold experience working in a nursery setting; however if you have the desire to further develop and support young children your application will be considered.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm on rota basis

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties Include:

  • Provide a positive practice role model tro ensure that the Company values are maintained
  • Ensure that equality of access and opportunity is afforded to all staff, parents and children
  • Supervise and support children at all times
  • Contribute to maintaining an attractive and welcoming environment
  • Prepare and supervise activities
  • Read, understand and implement all Company policies, procedures and operational practices
  • Ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Ensure that any changes to policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to within the required timescale
  • Notify the line manager of any concerns or issues regarding Company policies, procedures and operational practices
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times with children, parents, visitors and work colleagues
  • Ensure confidentiality, where appropriate is maintained
  • Attend regular staff meetings, planning meetings and undertake training as required
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that the Company's Values are maintained.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A nurturing and a passion to work with children is essential. 
  • The ability to take on tasks, listen to instruction and act accordingly.
  • Being able to see what is going on around them, use their initiative react accordingly. 
  • Reliability is essential

Personal qualities

Someone who is fun and nice to be around and likes a busy hectic environment and and see the funny side of things whilst remaining professional, astute and understand the importance that this role holds.

A mature and positive attitude, hard working and being able to think on their feet.

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) English Grades A – E or 4 – 9* or Functional Skills Level 1

GCSE  (or equivalent) Maths Grades A – E or 4 – 9* or Functional Skills Level 1

Future prospects

Once the apprenticeship has been completed then there will be an opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship

About the employer

Our aim is to have enchanting and happy environment and do more than simply teach our young children; we introduce them to the pleasure of learning, building their confidence through participating in daily activities and to explore their talents and interests.

Whilst aiming to develop children academically, children are also encouraged to be kind, helpful and to learn to share and enjoy the school environment.

Babies and Toddlers Baby Room: Each baby has his or her own bed, baby soft toys and the attention of staff at all times.

Toddlers: have array of toys and activities to stimulate their mind and to explore new ways of life and socialise with other children.

Parents are assured that their children however small, will be loved and cared for whilst keeping in mind the values and traditions of home.

We consider it important to have close contact with parents for the individual needs of every child


Queensberry Nursery



Queensberry Place



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hawk Training Group


Ali Franklin 07833691774

You will undertake the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship with Hawk Training and in house training with Safeguaridng and Prevent Duty.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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