Apprentice Early Years Practitioner COSY TOES NURSERY LTD

Cosy Toes Nursery Ltd are looking to take on a Apprentice Early Years Practitioner. You will be supporting staff with daily routines and learning the skills of a professional nursery nurse. Also as part of this position you will demonstrate a proactive approach and use your initiative when tasks have been given to you.

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Closing date: 18 Jun 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

    Monday to Friday, between 7.00am - 6.00 pm, shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will be supporting staff with daily routines and learning the skills of a professional nursery nurse
  • Work as part of a team
  • Learn how to provide high-quality care and education to our children
  • Demonstrate commitment to achieving your Apprenticeship
  • Work closely with your assessor
  • Understanding the importance of health and Safety in your role
  • Promote diversity and equality
  • Learn to follow the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Contribute to and complete children's observations

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Apprenticeship learning to take place in the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate
  • This could be a full-time role or completing the Level 3 Early Years Standard

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Cosy Toes has been established for over 20 years and is managed by qualified teachers with many years experience. All the staff are inducted and trained to follow our high standards and expectations. All staff hold an enhanced CRB clearance check. Certificates held are all based on childcare, First Aid and Food Hygiene. Our staff have the vital quality of being able to love, nourish and bond with children. Cosy Toes Group has 4 centres in the Middleton Area.







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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


Nathan Finn


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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