Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship MOUNT LANE DAY CARE NURSERY LTD

A great opportunity to work as Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice at Ofsted Good setting, Mount Lane Day Nursery in Market Drayton. You will play an important part within the nursery planning activities whilst developing the children emotionally, socially & educationally. Flexibility available on start date, immediate start available too

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Closing date: 16 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 to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm with one hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Caring for and watching over the safety and happiness of 0-4-year-old children. Working towards your Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship.

Duties will include:

  • Washing and monitoring their hygiene
  • Changing and making sure they are comfortable
  • Feeding/ preparing snacks and clearing up
  • Planning and organising fun and educational activities
  • Taking part in activities and guiding children with your training knowledge
  • Cleaning and tidying up and helping children to form good habits
  • Attend regular training and development in line with regulations and deemed appropriate by the management
  • Be aware of nursery's safeguarding and confidentiality policy
  • Attend staff meetings for updates and give feedback for parent evenings

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

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 BTEC Diploma for Early Years Practitioner's
  • Support with English and maths if required
  • Work based learning
  • End Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Mount Lane Day Nursery will always offer progression and full time employment upon successful completion of an apprenticeship whenever possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Reliable and motivated, Good timekeeping, Naturally positive personality, Compassionate and caring


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English and Maths (Grade 2/3 or D-E or Level 1 FS) Essential
GCSE or equivalent GCSE English and Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 FS) Desired

Things to consider

Have you any prior experience of working with children? Are you able to travel to the nursery within the advertised working hours?

About the employer

Here at Mount Lane Day Care Nursery we offer a caring and stimulating environment for children aged from 3 months to 11 years. Our nursery was opened in June 1990 and still retains its original Proprietors/Directors and Officer in Charge/Lead Practitioner. We were the first private day care nursery to be established in Market Drayton and expanded in September 1994 and again in 2007 to include a before and after school club which is called “Club 5-11”. Ofsted "Good" Provider







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Training provider



Diane Jones


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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