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Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Hopscotch Nursery & Preschool

We are looking for a fun and enthusiastic character with a warm and caring nature towards young children. We expect someone eager to learn about child development and help our current team across all ages, from 12 months to 4 years. Apply now to start your career in childcare and earn while you learn!

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Depending on performance this may change.

    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 to Friday various shifts.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others by carrying out on going risk assessments.
  • To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.
  • To work as part of a team.
  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by management.
  • To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner.
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required.
  • End Point Assessment – Knowledge Test and Professional Discussion.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Knowledge of safeguarding, Enthusiastic, Caring, Energetic


GCSE or equivalent English and/or maths (Grade A-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

We’re a small independent nursery with a very friendly team. We’re based all in one room with children from 12 months to 4 years, so you get to experience working across all ages. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care and education. We have high expectation for our staff and believe all our children should be given the best possible care day to day.


Hopscotch Nursery & Preschool





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Training provider



Laurie Wills

07970 707698

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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