Early Years Apprentice ALICE PARK NURSERY

Your apprenticeship with us will give you a good understanding about the needs of children and how to support their learning so that they reach their full potential. We will work with you giving you all the support you need to complete your apprenticeship and become a fantastic member of our team.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    You will have a performance-based increase after 6 months

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. The nursery is open 8.00am - 6.00pm you will be working 7 hours per day within these hours.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children. 

Duties will include:

  • Create a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Help in all aspects of nursery life from reading stories to flying kites in the park
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding

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

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required
  • Training will be delivered one day per week at our Somer Valley Campus in term time only

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion of the apprenticeship there will always be a position within the nursery
  • If you want continue your studies you would be supported
  • You can also gain experience to develop your career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Alice Park nursery was established 15 years ago. we are open 50 weeks of the year and care for 20 children per day. We have three different age groups of children from 1 years old to 4 years old, they have their own play/education rooms with age-appropriate toys. We are lucky to be based in Alice park and the children get to enjoy the park everyday.








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Training provider



Laura Joy


01225 328752

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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