Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Level 2 Childcare Edith Rose Day Nurseries Ltd

Are you looking to start your early years career working for a small friendly team? Edith Rose Day Nurseries is looking for a level 2 apprentice to join their team to develop and progress within in the childcare sector. You will provide quality play and care through day to day activities with the framework of the company’s policies.

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

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    40 hours per week.

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Edith Rose Day Nurseries Ltd are looking for a enthusiastic candidate to start working as an apprentice within their nursery. Whether you are starting your early years career or progress further, this is the role for you!

Role description / key accountabilities:

To be trained to do the role of a qualified practitioner, contributing to a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the care of the setting.
To give support to their staff within the setting. Building working relationships with all management and staff.
To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual child can play, develop and learn.
Learning how to provide quality play and care through day to day activities with the framework of the company’s policies and procedures.

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Edith Rose Day Nurseries Ltd 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.

You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship 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 Edith Rose Day Nurseries Ltd’s 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.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Continuation of career progression with completion of level 2 and then 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

DBS Required.

About the employer

Edith Rose Nurseries have been providing childcare in Ascot and Windsor for more than 30 years. Both settings are small-scale enabling our team of expert childcare professionals to give their undivided attention to each child to the benefit of their development.


Edith Rose Day Nurseries Ltd


St Johns House, 66 Kennel Ride



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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

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

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: 15 Dec 2023