Nursery Practitioner Apprenticeship ST ANDREWS CENTRE

St Andrews Community Nursery are looking for a Childcare Level 2 Apprentice who is passionate about working with children to join their friendly team.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    After appraisal, pay will increase.

    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 work - Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm, 9.00am - 5.00pm and 10.00am - 6.00pm with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To work as part of a team
  • To assist with meeting personal, social and emotional needs of the children
  • To provide adult interaction with the children in the nursery
  • Being responsible for key children
  • To ensure that the environment is safe
  • To assist with mealtimes

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner Level 2.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Position available for the duration of the training with a chance of a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

ST ANDREWS COMMUNITY NURSERY - We offer places to the children of working parents. Whatever a child’s situation, we aim to provide them with the stimulation, warmth and security that they need to develop to their full potential. We are committed to including children with special needs into mainstream nursery and focus on each child’s ability rather than disability.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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