Early Years practitioner Apprenticeship Level 2 Falla Park Primary School

A fantastic opportunity to join Falla Park Primary School’s well-established team as an Early Years Apprentice in Gateshead. If you are interested in starting a career in education/early years, then look no further. Apply today!

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    • Monday to Thursday – 8 am to 4 pm • Friday – 8.15 am – 3.45 pm • Half an hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Motivate and stimulate a children's learning abilities, encouraging learning through experience.   
Following EYFS principles providing fulfilling and enriching learning opportunities for children.   
Ensure a high level of care always provided.   
Follow nursery policy and procedures to safeguard all children.   
Contribute as a team when planning activities together both indoors and outdoors.  
Provide pastoral care and support to children and give them a secure learning environment.  
Assist with the development of a child's personal, social, language and physical abilities.  
Encourage development through stories, songs, games, drawing and imaginative play.  
Help children develop curiosity and knowledge.  
Share knowledge gained with other practitioners and build and maintain relationships with parents.  
Observe, assess and record each child's progress.  
Ensure the health and safety of children and staff is maintained during all activities, both inside and outside the nursery or school.   
Keep up to date with changes in the curriculum and developments in best practice.   
Personal care elements e.g., taking pupil to toilet / nappy changes. 

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

Upon completion, the learner will receive a level 2 Early Years qualification. During the apprenticeship, the learner will be trained on-site by colleagues, employers, and their assessor who will frequently visit to update them on coursework, etc. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time role for the right candidate. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

An exciting, interesting and fun place for all to learn and succeed. An inclusive school with a caring, safe environment where all members are valued and encouraged. A school that is creative in all aspects of its provision and enriches learning by providing exciting and inspiring opportunities for all to achieve and excel. A school that is at the heart of the community, providing extended services matched to the needs of the community. A school that has a vibrant, welcoming environment and where all achievement is celebrated. A school that has the highest expectations of all members of its community and is dedicated to maintaining and building on the highest possible standards.


Falla Park Primary School


Falla Park Primary School

Falla Park Road


NE10 9HP

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Training provider



Ellie Filer


0191 433 8727

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023