Early Years Practitioner Apprentice DAINTRY HALL DAY NURSERY LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated person to join our outstanding team. Daintry Hall Day Nursery/Pre-school has children aged from birth to school admission. The position entails learning childcare and development in a practice environment being supported by qualified experienced childcare practitioners.

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Closing date: 16 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Plan, prepare and supervise activities with the children
  • Undertake care routines such as nappy changing, hand washing, and toileting
  • Support the team in children’s portfolio writing
  • Assist at meals times
  • Assist at sleep times
  • Build up relationships with the children, families, and the team
  • Take direction, however, be enthusiastic enough to bring forward ideas

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • How training will be delivered is to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of obtaining a full-time position for the right candidate
  • We are always supportive of further training and development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Motivated, Able to take advice, Committed to learning


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

Things to consider

Must be willing to undertake DBS check. Must have two references either work, educational, or personal. Daintry Hall is situated within North Rode but there is no bus route. Consider how you would travel to work on a daily basis.

About the employer

We appreciate the dilemma parents face as they search for the very best in childcare & education. Our own experience of finding the best possible care for our own children has been drawn upon as we created Daintry Hall Day Nursery, in 1999 based in Congleton, Cheshire.







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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


01625 410 000

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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