Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Level 2 Knowsley Tree Tots Nursery ( Knowsley)

Are you looking to start a career in childcare? Then this apprenticeship is for you! Tree Tots Nursey are a private day nursery based in a school environment, looking for a motivated apprentice to join the team. You will be supporting learning through play, creativity and fun activities. Uniform provided and free parking.

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

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Closing date: 26 Apr 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

    40 hours per week - Opening hours 8am-6pm. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Tree Tots Nursery are looking for an apprentice to start their childcare career with this fantastic opportunity to learn and develop as you work.
Responsibilities include:

Will be trained up in all aspects of the E.Y.P Level 2 qualification including: toileting, feeding, health & Safety, communicating with parents and children
Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the early years foundation stage
Work with parents, colleagues and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
Take an active role in seeking out continuous professional development opportunities during the apprentices programme and

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Tree Tots Nursery ( Knowsley) 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 Tree Tots Nursery’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

Candidates can progress onto the Level 3 whilst employed in our setting


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to undertake an enhanced dbs check as part of the employers safer recruitment process 25 days holiday

About the employer

Tree Tots Nursery provides a safe and caring location where children are encouraged to develop and thrive.


Tree Tots Nursery ( Knowsley)


The Withins

Knowsley, Liverpool

L28 1SU

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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: 26 Apr 2024