Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Level 2 - Hall Green Russell Nursery School on Fox Hollies Road

A great opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to join the team at Russell Nursery School and undertake their Level 2 qualification in Early Years. We are looking for someone who shares our enthusiasm for providing quality childcare, to support the learning and development of children by delivering outstanding childcare to every child.

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

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Closing date: 23 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

    40 hours a week shifts Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Are you looking for a role where you can encourage children to explore beyond what they know and develop their skills to give them the best start in early stages of their life?
Please find below the duties and expectations of an early years practitioner apprentice at Russell Nursery School:
To ensure the care needs and personal care routines of babies and children in the setting are met.
To follow all safeguarding and health and safety policies and procedures.
Communicate with children, colleagues and parents and carers effectively.
Record and keep records and reports for children as required and following the EYFS framework requirements.
In return you can expect perks such as a Staff summer party & Christmas party, a loyalty bonus after 5 years & extra holiday and 28 days holiday inc bank holidays.

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. Russell 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. If successful, you will complete a level 2 early years practitioner apprentice 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 Russell Nurserys 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. We’ve invested heavily in our people and culture, and we want to grow our teams by finding people who share our passion and enthusiasm for creating a better future.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression from level 2 to level 3 and room leader roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

DBS required On site parking On transport links near bus / train station

About the employer

Russell Nursery has been established since 1987. The community knows the nursery well and we are recognised for our quality childcare practice and Outstanding and Good Ofsted reports.


Russell Nursery School on Fox Hollies Road


130 Russell Road, Hall Green

Birmingham, hall green

west midlands

B28 8SQ

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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: 23 Oct 2023