Early Years Practitioner Apprentice St. Lawrences Day Nursery

This apprenticeship will be in a warm and welcoming environment in one of the most rewarding career settings. You will be working to support children; parents concerns and all staff members. You will aim to provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 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

    Standard working week. Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure the preschool nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times
  • To understand and work to nursery policies and procedures
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To be a key person
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g., daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work in partnership with management to review performance reviews, staff supervisions, regular practice meetings
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the nursery aims and objectives

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

  • Early Years Practitioner - Level 2
  • Telford College - Day release
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential future progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

For an example if a child is becoming challenging for you on your day at nursery a staff member or management would always be willing to offer a helping hand and support of needed.

About the employer

St Lawrence’s Private Day Nursery is a former Victorian site situated in the heart of the village of Gnosall. Fully restored to its former Victorian elegance it provides a bright and spacious 50 place day nursery for children aged 6 weeks to 8 years.


St. Lawrences Day Nursery





ST20 0EX

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Training provider



Chris Field



Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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