A rare opportunity has arisen for a Nursery Practitioner to join our friendly and highly motivated team. Offering superb day care and learning, we pride ourselves on offering a superb quality of care, independent status and reputation for happy children and happy staff! Please apply today to start your Early Years apprenticeship.

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

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance related increases. Attendance bonus. Staff lunches Birthday gift

    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 from 8:30-5:30

    Total hours per week: 41

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

Be somebody children look up to and earn as you learn valuable communication and planning skills.

Spark children’s imaginations and make a difference to their development.

Provide fun based educational activities for children under 5 years old. 

Prioritise children's care needs and support their well-being to build confidence. 

Offer valuable skills in a fun environment, while advancing your professional development.

Connect with children and learn valuable skills while getting paid, with an early years practitioner apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

The Apprenticeship will be an Early Years Educator qualification, with the following qualifications;

  • Early Years Practitioner Qualification Level: 2
  •  Functional Skills in Maths if required

Summerfield House offers a supportive and practical training which is closely linked with the theory of Early Education.

We have one setting in Chobham on Chertsey Road.

For more details please get in touch on 01276856556

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There are many possibilities once qualified as an early years educator. The natural progression would be to move onto to achive the the level 3 early years educator. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

To be passionate about providing the very best outcomes for children.

About the employer

We are a children's day nursery established in 1991. We care for and educate children under 5 years old. We provide the very best care and pay attention to detail to ensure the well being of the children in our care.







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Kate Davies



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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

Please send your CV and application to kate@summerfielddaynursery.co.uk

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Aug 2024