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Apprentice Nursery Nurse FIRST CLASS DAY NURSERY LTD

Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship is a stepping stone into the world of childcare. Suitable for applicants with no previous experience.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2023

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

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To be a reliable member of a team, to work co - operatively and with flexibility
  • To assist in a ‘Key Person’ system as directed and take special interest in a specified number of children
  • To be an enabler and assist with careful planning and organisation of play settings, both formal and informal to provide for and extend learning
  • To assist with observations and recording of children’s progress, looking for progression and continuity
  • To be aware of the importance of each individual child’s background and culture and to be able to work with children, staff, and parents in accordance with the Nursery’s Equal Opportunities Policy
  • To make parents/guardians feel welcome, encouraging them to participate in their child’s development
  • To keep up to date on new developments in childcare (through training)
  • To undertake shared responsibility for health, safety, and cleanliness throughout the Nursery
  • To assist in the preparing of snacks and meals, ensuring the children receive an adequate, nutritional and well-balanced variety in their diet
  • To attend parent’s events, be involved in fundraising events and assist with the promotion of the Nursery
  • To maintain their continuous professional development
  • To follow the Nursery uniform policy
  • To know the Nursery ‘Safeguarding Policies’ and act accordingly within them
  • To attend all training the Nursery deems fit

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

  • Level 2 Diploma for Early Years Practitioner as well as Functional skills if applicable
  • Training is delivered at the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To continue onto their Level 3 if a position is available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C or 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

You will need to be willing to work shift patterns. You will need to complete the necessary training. i.e. Safeguarding - provided by the nursery.

About the employer

100-day place Nursery with 30-40 members of staff a week working different shifts. 6 rooms from the age of 3 months to 8 years old.







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Training provider



Elizabeth Richards


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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