Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship - Childcare Level 2 Sure Steps Day Nursery

Sure Steps Day Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment. Duties will include activity planning, bottle feeding, plus more.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    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

    40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, working hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will actively be involved in all aspects of childcare including the following:

  • Bottle feeding
  • Nappy changing
  • Playing with children
  • Feeding
  • Activity planning
  • General care for children from the age of 6 months to 5 years

The working week is between Monday-Friday, Shifts TBC.

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

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Sure Steps Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day. You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes: Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification Functional skills in maths and English if required This will be delivered through Sure Steps Day Nursery's dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Can progress onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator standard and become a fully qualified nursery nurse.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Creative, Patience


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Will be active for most of the day DBS required

About the employer

Small private nursery based off Allerton Road


Sure Steps Day Nursery


11 Green Lane


L18 6HA

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2023