Apprentice Childcare Practitioner Level 2 at Pingawings Nursery PINGAWINGS PRE-SCHOOL

We are looking for a Level 2 or Level 3 Apprentice to join our nursery team! You will assist with the day to day running of the nursery ensuring children are well looked after, cared for and have lots of fun! This position is term time only and we are closed on bank holidays. You will support children during snack and lunch times and working closely with 2,3 and 4 year olds supporting their needs.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 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

    Monday – Friday 7.45 – 4.15

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To under take daily duties including:

- Set up and pack away preschool room
- Working closely with 2,3 and 4 year olds supporting their needs
- EYFS observations, planning etc. updating children’s files
- Support children during snack and lunch times.
- Support children with personal hygiene routines including nappy changing and toileting
- Linking with parents and other outside persons as required.
- Being part of a team
- Daily cleaning duties

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

Early Years Practitioner – Level 2. This Apprenticeship is completed within the workplace. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion and observation throughout your training. You will be given time by your employer to complete portfolio work, attend training, workplace shadowing and any other opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Can be discussed at interview

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Friendly, outgoing personality, Flexible to have a go at all


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade A*-D/ 9-3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade A*-D/ 9-3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D/ 9-3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open. Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails. For more information on the NMW, please visit:

About the employer

Preschool based in Wrightington (rural area) open 8am till 4.15pm term time age group 2 to 4 year olds. Employs 7 staff Total number of children in at any one time is 32




Tunley U.R. Church Hall

Mossy Lea Road



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Training provider



Charlotte Ward


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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