Early Years Apprenticeship Head Start Day Nursery

We are an established private early years setting, based in Stechford, Birmingham. We are dedicated and committed to safeguarding and protecting children at all times. We are looking for a young apprentice to join our team!

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Closing date: 31 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

    30 Hours, Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm hours with 1 day off.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support qualified staff in the classroom
  • Safeguard children in line with safeguarding policy
  • To record observations on children and learn about children’s development
  • Be a positive role model at all times
  • Communicate and interact with children clearly
  • Be aware of and understand the health and safety policy

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

You will meet with your Trainer Assessor on a monthly basis whilst you are at work and learn and develop your skills whilst at work in the Nursery. You will complete your level 2 Apprenticeship with a view to progressing onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progress to Level 3.

Opportunity to join the team after completing the qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Good English


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

About the employer

An established private early years setting, based in Stechford, Birmingham.


Head Start Day Nursery


75-77 Albert Road



B33 8AG

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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