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Apprentice Early Years Apprenticeship BEECH HILL NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

We want to recruit an apprentice nursery nurse to join our team to help and support us with the development of the children within our care. The L2 EYP enables you to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years so you can progress within the early years sector

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    The Nursery is open Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

* encouraging the children to learn through play

* communicating with the children via a range of methods 

* recording of individual child development 

* Ensuring the Health & well-being of all children at all times

* Providing a safe environment at all times




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

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard is the qualification that will be awarded once completed and passed end point assessment 

The training will take place within the educational setting with no day release required to college and you will have regular reviews with your tutor every 4-6wks 

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification
The Level 2 Early Years Practitioner prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.
This qualification is structured around the following four themes:

Health and well-being
Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
Play, development and learning for school readiness
Professional development

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have received a L2 Early Years Practitioner qualification you will be able to progress to the L3 Early Years Educator qualification where you can then start and be counted within the child-staff ratios 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4/ Functional SkillsLevel 2) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4/ Functional SkillsLevel 2) Desired

About the employer

Beech Hill Nursery school operates within Sheffield and is a 68 place nursery school. The school has had an ofsted inspection where the outcome of this was good






S10 2SB

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Training provider



Jenny Lindley


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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