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Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship The Horseshoe Day Nursery

The Horseshoe Day Nursery are delighted to be able to offer the right candidate an early year's apprenticeship within their setting. They are looking for someone who has good communication skills, someone who works well under pressure and someone who has an interest in child development.

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Closing date: 25 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 Hours. Monday to Friday (could increase with demand). Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Caring for 0 – 5 year olds
  • General cleaning
  • Feeding babies
  • Changing nappies
  • Personal care
  • Learning about early years foundation stages
  • Observing and setting out activities
  • Contributing to risk assessments
  • Working as a team
  • Enhanced DBS will be carried out on successful applicant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Driving is recommended due to location
  • Strong communication skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Prior childcare experience desirable

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Flexible
  • Desire to develop
  • Honest and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • maths and English, GCSE Grade 4-9 or equivalent

Future prospects

  • TBA

About the employer

Horseshoe Day Nursery has been providing quality childcare and education to parents for over 25 years. Our nursery is designed to suit the needs of young children, with large, bright, playrooms, all complete with modern indoor equipment and a variety of age-appropriate toys. It is important that parents know their children are safe in our care, so all our nurseries feature secure access systems throughout, with many offering CCTV.

Our nursery enjoys the benefit of outdoor space, which is utilised at every opportunity. Our gardens offer a variety of age-appropriate equipment, as well as stimulating features and sensory play areas, such as water features, sand pits, wildlife areas and playhouses.


The Horseshoe Day Nursery


The Horseshoe

Follonsby Terrace

East Boldon

NE36 0BZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LearningSkills


Alex Helm 01914338761

  • Early years practitioner level 2 apprenticeship standard 
  • maths and English to Level 2 required, if not already achieved
  • Ongoing assessment by the employer and provider – for example meetings with apprentice, employer and learning provider, observations of workplace, gathering evidence
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour in relation to: customer service principles and practices, planning, regulation, responsibility and IT, business principles, customer communication and health and safety
  • Undertake a self-assessment in the last month of their apprenticeship to enable them to see whether they are confident that they have taken on board all aspects of the occupation. This self-assessment must be submitted to the independent end point assessor as a source of evidence to prepare for independent End Point Assessment which will include multiple choice assessment; showcase portfolio of learning and interview; presentation of a project

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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