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Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Trinity Corner Private Nursery

A fantastic opportunity to join Trinity Corner Nursery’s well-established team as an Early Years Apprentice in Gateshead. If you are interested in starting a career in education / early years, then look no further.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Working week to be confirmed at interview)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available


  • Motivate and stimulate a child's learning abilities, often encouraging learning through experience
  • Following EYFS principles providing fulfilling and enriching learning opportunities for children
  • Ensure a high level of care provided at all times
  • Follow nursery policy and procedures and safeguard all children in their care
  • Contribute to learning team and planning lessons together
  • Provide pastoral care and support to children and give them with a secure learning environment
  • Assist with the development of a child's personal, social, language and physical coordination abilities
  • Develop and produce visual aids and teaching resources
  • Encourage mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing and imaginative play
  • Help children develop curiosity and knowledge
  • Work with others to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors
  • Share knowledge gained with other practitioners and build and maintain relationships with parents
  • Observe, assess and record each child's progress
  • Ensure the health and safety of children and staff is maintained during all activities, both inside and outside the nursery or school
  • Keep up to date with changes in the curriculum and developments in best practice
  • Personal care elements e.g. taking pupil to toilet / Nappy changes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills – knowledge of different computer packages
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Numerate and Literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight timescales
  • Able to work as part of a team, as well as individually
  • Able to deal with children/parents sensitively and keep information confidential
  • Awareness of Safeguarding and the EYFS

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Flexible
  • Desire to develop
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Good Communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Commitment to teamwork

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English, GCSE Grade 9-4 / A*-C or equivalent

Future prospects


Things to consider

  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Trinity Corner Nursery is situated in Bensham, Gateshead and we have been here since 1997. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming place for all families and children. We provide full and part-time, high quality day-care for children aged from 6 months – 5 years.

We have rooms equipped for all age groups and have a specialised baby unit for our babies aged under 1 year. We also have a lovely garden.

As a nursery, we understand that each of our children and their families are different and we view this as a strength and an important part of our nursery. Each of our children is valued as an individual and so our activities, observations and progressing are geared towards this. We also feel we work best as a partnership and love to involve you in your child’s development, not least with fantastic monthly online reports. Together we can ensure your child reaches their full potential and is as prepared as possible for Reception.

All of our staff are fully trained, DBS checked and a lot of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years (some more than 18!)

So if you would like to meet our team, have a look around the nursery, or maybe join our family, then just let us know and we will arrange a time and date suitable for you.

Many Thanks

Leanne Varty

Nursery Manager


Trinity Corner Private Nursery



Rawling Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LearningSkills


Alex Helm 0191 433 8761

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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