Early Years Practitioner Apprentice HIGH LEGH PRE-SCHOOL NURSERY

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team! You will complete your Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Qualification and day to day duties would include supporting needs, completing risk assessments, assisting with care routines plus much more. Completing observations and online learning journal updates.

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Closing date: 28 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working hours would be Monday - Friday, 8.00am-6.00pm but flexible on days to ensure they have adequate time to complete assignments etc. Shifts TBC between these times.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include but will not be limited to:

  • Having key children that they are responsible for
  • Completing observations and online learning journal updates
  • Building a strong parent partnership
  • Supporting the needs in individual development
  • Ensuring the environment is stimulating and age appropriate
  • Keeping up to date with policies and procedures
  • Assisting with care routines
  • Completing risk assessments 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be a full time position available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Creative, Initiative, Patience, Polite, Calm, Enthusiastic, Passionate, Hardworking


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

Things to consider

You will be required to do a DBS check

About the employer

High Legh Pre-School Nursery has been providing high quality, flexible childcare and early education for the children of High Legh and surrounding areas for more than 50 years. We operate from an idyllic converted cottage situated in the heart of the village and specifically designed to provide stimulating, child-centred facilities. We take great pride in delivering first-class care and early education for children aged six-months to five-years, providing a perfect home-from-home for your children. Set in a green and peaceful environment, our extensive gardens and outdoors facilities provide children with the freedom and opportunity to explore the great outdoors and learn about the abundance of nature on our doorstep. As a small setting, we offer up to 26 places per day and provide parents with both traditional pre-school hours and extended nursery hours from 8am to 6pm, 51 weeks per year. At our most recent Ofsted inspection in 2022, we were rated as ‘Good’. We operate in line with Covid-safe practices, with a real focus on outdoor learning, whereby we keep our children outdoors as much as possible while still preserving a nurturing and happy learning environment.







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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Maxim Business Training



Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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