Nursery Practitioner Apprenticeship HORIZONS DAY NURSERY & PRE SCHOOL LTD

Horizon Day Nursery are looking for a Nursery Practitioner apprentice Level 2 to join their friendly and caring team. As an apprentice your duties will include assisting with meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of the children.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2024

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

    Monday - Friday 08.00am to 17.00pm 09.00am to 18.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Key person to a small group of children
  • Liaising closely and building on effective relationship with parents/carers
  • To assist with meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of the children
  • Team work
  • To provide adult interaction with the children in the nursery.

The training you will be getting

Early years practitioner Level 2

Function Skills in maths and English (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position after successful completion of apprenticeship.

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, 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

Horizons Day is a happy and friendly environment where children are encouraged to be responsible and caring individuals. We treat each child as an individual and provide a setting which reflects and values the varied backgrounds of our children and staff.




18 Kempshott Road

SW16 5LQ

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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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