Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Castle View Nursery

An Early Years Practitioner (EYP) works in a range of early years settings delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) including; full day-care, children’s centres, playgroups, pre-schools, nursery schools, reception. This apprenticeship is a great first step into a career in the Early Years sector.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,785.92 to £17,338.88

    Wage can vary

    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 9am-6pm but it might vary.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Early Years Practitioners work with and care for children from birth to 5 years
They play a role in supporting children to have the best start to their education
You will work as part of a team planning, monitoring and evaluating activities for children from birth to approximately five years of age
Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of the children in the room at all times is essential
To build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external professionals

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

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional skills, if required.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners can enter the workforce as a qualified Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or continue to study for a Level 3 Diploma holding Early Years Educator status including the Early Years Educator apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have finished the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity to continue working for the same company and progress on to Level 3 Early Years Educator, Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner, EYITT, ECT or Level 3 Early Years SENCO. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. To ensure that the preschool nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others. To developing partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development. To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Deputy Nursery Manager/Nursery Manager To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times. • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress. • To help ensure the preschool nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times. • To understand and work to preschool nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes. To be a key person. To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments We are a GOOD with OUTSANDING features we are charitable Nursery that has been open for 6years Castle View Nursery dedicated to providing individual care and education for children. We pride ourselves on our family orientated environment in which our parents are also invited to be involved every step of the way. We aim to provide a warm and nurturing environment in which each child can flourish and reach their full potential


Castle View Nursery


108 Colthurst Crescent

N4 2FD

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Training provider



Courtney Pring



Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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