Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship - Childcare Level 2, Stockport Little Green Day Nursery

Are you looking to start your childcare career in an established nursery and earn while you learn? Little Green Nursery has a fantastic opportunity for a Level 2 Apprentice, to work alongside the children, supporting their play, learning and development. Benefits include, free uniform provided and employer assist program. Work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of 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


    £11,960 starting salary increasing after a probationary period. Lots of further opportunities for career development including training courses and moving on to a level 3 Early Years Educator qualification with further salary increases.

  • Working week

    40 hours per week Exact shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include but not limited to: 

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted
  • report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Work with parents, colleagues and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
  • Take an active role in seeking out Continuous Professional Development opportunities during the apprentices' programme and beyond
  • Use communication and knowledge of child development to engage with children and support those requiring additional support
  • At Little Green Day Nursery children’s individual ideas and feelings are always valued and parents are encouraged to be involved in their child’s learning 

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

  •  The Level 2 early years practitioner apprenticeship programme, delivered through Little Green Day Nursery's dedicated training provider, Realise
  • Little Green Day 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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate could have the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Creative, Patience


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

Things to consider

DBS Required (Paid for by employer) Company uniform items are supplied and a uniform allowance also included for additional items needed. The nursery is open from 7.15 and closes at 6pm. Shift patterns will be between these hours.

About the employer

Little Green Day Nursery was established in 2011 by Jane Carpenter, Mum of two with over 30 years professional childcare experience, including 8 years assessing and teaching childcare students. Jane has utilised her wealth of knowledge and experience to create a purpose built nursery where children explore and learn in a safe, secure environment, supported by a highly skilled, qualified staff team.


Little Green Day Nursery


Oadby Place




Jane Carpenter or Katie Brown



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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