Early Years Childcare Practitioner Apprentice SUSANA'S HOME FROM HOME LTD

Are you looking for a career in childcare? We are looking to recruit, and expectations are always high so please only apply if you are passionate about working with children and want to be part of a hardworking, fun and caring team. You will keep up to date with current best practice and be willing to attend training courses, be punctual, reliable, honest and trustworthy and liaise with parents in a friendly and professional manner.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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

    Hours vary between 7.30am-6pm Monday- Friday.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To be flexible and willing to work with all age groups in the nursery when necessary
  • To work as part of a team, having a professional attitude towards all colleagues
  • Follow all nursery policies and procedures
  • To use initiative when appropriate
  • To keep up to date with current best practice and be willing to attend training courses
  • To be punctual, reliable, honest and trustworthy
  • To liaise with parents in a friendly and professional manner

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner

Training will be delivered on the job and by regular visits from one of our development coaches at The Learning Foundry with monthly online/face to face workshops. Candidates may also be required to attend the city centre campus for additional support if needed

Functional Skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of advanced level apprenticeship and progression in the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C /4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C /4) Desired

About the employer

We are an OFSTED registered Nursery offering childcare from 6 weeks to 10 years. We have a large spacious garden where the children can explore through play. We offer wrap around care which includes dropping off your child for their afternoon session at school as well as collecting them after their session at school. Spanish lessons are also an option.







L36 5SY

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Training provider



Holly Smith



Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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