Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Bramcote Village Nursery (Nanny Tots)

This is an amazing opportunity for someone with a passion for developing a career in childcare to work within a friendly and supportive nursery. The nursery will provide full support to enable you to achieve your Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship. If you have a caring and patient nature, this employer is waiting for you to apply today.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Flexible between the hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm. Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Welcoming parents, children and visitors.
  • Caring for all children in the nursery.
  • Setting up activities and supporting children’s involvement in activities.
  • Assisting children at meal and snack times.
  • Supporting children at nap times.
  • Following all nursery policies and procedures including safeguarding of the setting and health & safety of the children’s environment.
  • Some cleaning duties of the nursery and equipment will also be involved.

The training you will be getting

  • Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of level 2
    qualifications in maths and English, will need to achieve level 1
    functional skills in these and work towards level 2 Functional Skills.
  • Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet
    the individual needs of the apprentice.
  • The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job
    activities and training.
  • On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the
  • You will receive a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent role for the right applicant upon completion of the
  • Progression onto Early Years Educator level 3 qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Located in Bramcote, Nottingham the Village Nursery is committed to maintaining the highest standards of day care and nursery education. We offer full day and part time day care and early years education in a safe, secure and stimulating environment, and can accommodate up to 82 children ranging from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.


Bramcote Village Nursery (Nanny Tots)


The Village Nursery

26 Town Street



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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


Ellie Griffin


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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