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Early Years Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship (Level 5) at Raise to Shine Raise To Shine

An exciting opportunity has opened at Raise to Shine in Shirley Solihull for an Early Years Lead Practitioner Level 5 Apprentice to join the team. Are you an influential practitioner, working directly with children? Do you want to take an operational lead for the care, learning & development of young children & support the practice of others.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday between 07.30-18.00

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supervise & support children always
  • Contribute to maintaining an attractive & welcoming environment
  • Prepare & supervise activities
  • Read, understand & implement all Company policies, procedures & operational practices
  • Support the Nursery Manager in the day-to-day operation in order to ensure the health & safety of the children, their parents, carers, the team & any visitors to the nursery
  • Support the development of good practice with regards to special needs & inclusion

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

An apprenticeship is a job with training which enables you to earn while you learn.

The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.

Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to completion of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will achieve these qualifications as part of the apprenticeships, if not previously gained. 

Upon Completion of apprenticeship, you will obtain an Early Years Lead Practitioner Level 5 Standard Qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Equivalent) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Early Years Practitioner (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Applicant must successfully obtain a full DBS check and to have flexibility

About the employer

Raise to Shine is a private day nursery based in Shirley, Solihull that offers babies and children from birth to 5 years a safe, friendly and nurturing environment. In their early journey to explore the world around them in an environment to help a child thrive. Raise to Shine offers a comfortable environment that allows children to feel safe, makes them happy and gives them the opportunity to experience new things daily. Children are encouraged to build confidence and self-esteem.


Raise To Shine


70 Stratford Road



B90 3LP


Intake Team

01543 711153

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years lead practitioner

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023