Apprentice Nursery/Early Years Practitioner Bright Futures Day Nursery

This is an excellent opportunity to work for an established childcare provider in a busy environment. We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice with a caring nature and willingness to learn new skills.

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Increase in pay with experience.

    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 to Friday - Variable shift pattern. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting team leaders in daily task.
  • Setting up and clearing up after activities.
  • Assisting children with feeding
  • Nappy changing once DBS cleared and trained to do so.
  • Liaising with parents regarding childs day.

The training you will be getting

  • Apprentice will be working towards the L2 Early Years Practitioner Standard.
  • Apprentice will be supported via an agreed training plan. Training will be discussed at enrolment and will include input from the employer, training provider and apprentice.
  • The apprentice will receive monthly workplace or virtual visits with a dedicated assessor.
  • There is no requirement for the selected apprentice to attend college unless the applicants require the successful completion of Functional Skills - Maths and English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of a team leader role within the nursery setting upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Good time-keeping, Positive attitude, Caring nature, Punctual, Willingness to learn


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

Things to consider

Uniform provided. The role requires lots activity and movement, lots of clearing up after children and outdoor play in all weathers. Applicants will be required to undertake a DBS check. Apprentice will receive time off the job for training.

About the employer

We an established childcare provider with 4 settings throughout the northwest providing high quality childcare at affordable prices. We are a family run business with childcare safety and learning at the heart of everything we do.


Bright Futures Day Nursery





M41 5BG

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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

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