Early Years Practitioner Apprentice CHILDRENS HOUSE CHILDCARE LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a genuine interest in building a career in childcare to develop their knowledge and skills whilst working within a friendly and supportive setting. Work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities. Children's House will provide full training and support to enable the successful candidate to achieve their qualification.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday between the hours of 08.00 - 18.00.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist staff to ensure children’s individual care plans, needs
    and routines are met
  • Provide and support stimulating activities to enhance children's development
  • Interact positively with children, parents, visitors and other staff members
  • Make a positive contribution towards new ideas for activities and displays
  • Carry out domestic duties to ensure the smooth running of the setting
  • Meeting and greeting of children and parents
  • Assisting children at mealtimes and preparing a hygienic
  • Help to provide children with stimulating activities that relate to their interests and which promotes development linking to the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Ensure children are supported within a safe and caring environment, under close staff supervision

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

Early Years Practitioner L2 including Functional Skills (if required).

Apprentices will be allocated a trainer.

Assessor and training will be planned and delivered in conjunction
with the employer to meet the individual needs of the apprentice.
The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job
activities and training. On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a possible full-time role and progression to a level 3
apprenticeship on completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential

About the employer

We offer a safe, welcoming, secure nursery offering a family-home from home environment where children are loved and cared for by people who are passionate about childcare and devoted to the safety, care and learning of each child. We provide part time, full time, before and after school services and a holiday club and although we have set sessions, we are always willing to consider any other requirements you may have. We understand not every family has the same needs for a setting and hopefully, we can become your extended family offering support and guidance where required.




The Childrens House

Station Road


NG25 0ET

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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