Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship - Childcare Level 2, L9 Tillymints Nursery

Do you want an early years apprenticeship in an established nursery trained by an experienced, dedicated and caring team? Level 2 Early Years Apprentice wanted to work 5 days per week with flexible hours between 7.30am and 6.00pm, supporting children's development through play and activities.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Rota from Monday - Saturday between 8am-5pm. Shift TBC.

    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

    Rota from Monday - Saturday, exact working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Tilly Mints Cherubs are looking for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice to join their experienced team in supporting the nurseries daily routines.

  • Roles and responsibilities include:

    Ensuring that the children are safe, secure, and happy inside and outside, whilst they are at Nursery
  • Assisting children with personal care, including changing nappies, assisting with toileting and other associated welfare duties
  • Liaising closely with parents/carers, informing them about the Nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • Understanding the cultural, religious, ethical, or personal preference issues that some parents may have in relation to their child
  • General housekeeping duties to support maintaining a safe environment

Benefits include:

  • Uniform provided
  • 28 days holiday, including Christmas week off
  • Additional day off for Birthday

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

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer.

Tillymints Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required

This will be delivered through Tillymints Nursery's dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of permanent employment, and additional training/qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

DBS required The nursery has excellent public transport links

About the employer

Tilly-Mints Cherubs Day Nursery in Consett specialises in day care for children aged 3 months to 5yrs. We are open 5 days per week 7.15am to 6.15pm, run by qualified and highly experienced staff. Starting Tilly-Mints Cherubs Day Nursery in Consett is an important milestone in a child’s life and we offer a secure, happy and stimulating environment for play and learning. Our qualified staff are experienced, dedicated and caring


Tillymints Nursery


Tillymints Nursery, 110 Warbreck Moor


L9 0HY

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023