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Nursery Apprentice Blenheim Centre Nursery

Level 2 apprenticeship to support the care and education of children from 0-4 years of age within a purpose built nursery provision linked within a children’s centre, linked to a Primary School Trust.

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Closing date: 19 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

    Shift pattern: 7 am to 6pm 5 days a week Flexible working pattern with 20% study time within working hours

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

. To undertake or support independence in personal care

. To be aware of keeping children safe within the learning environment

. The delivery of the early years curriculum by supporting engagement in activities promoting the seven areas of early learning

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

. Level 2 Early Years Practitioner

. Functional Skills if required

. Work-based learning 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Suitable level 2 candidates may be retained to complete their level 3 qualifications.

Previous candidates have secured positions within the nursery as teaching assistants within the main school and have gone on to further training to become qualified teachers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience, Childcare Experience, Good Timekeeping


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

Things to consider

Blenheim promotes a free flow indoor and outdoor curriculum. All staff are expected to support outdoor play throughout the year in all weathers. Staff are expected to conform to the nursery dress code There will be the occasional requirement to stay for after work staff meetings or access online meetings and there should be a willingness to attend additional training.

About the employer

We are immensely proud of our school and its community and we hope that your child (or children) will be very happy here. The vision for our school is quite simple: we want our pupils to be inspired; we want them to develop the confidence to face new challenges; and we want them to ASPIRE to be the best they can be. ASPIRE links to our school values of Achievement; Support; Perseverance; Independence; Respect and Enthusiasm; these core values are integral to everything we aim to do with the children.


Blenheim Centre Nursery


Blenheim Centre

Blenheim Primary School



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Training provider



Rachael Farrow

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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