Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship - Torwood House Nursery School TORWOOD HOUSE SCHOOL LTD

Torwood House Nursery School is a privately run nursery offering excellent early years provision for children aged 0-5 years. Set in Durdham Park, we are only a stone’s throw from Durdham Downs and ten minutes from the city centre. We provide a warm and friendly environment for children and the staff, a place where everyone can grow and develop.

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

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be determined.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your duties may include:

  • Planning and delivering fun and educational activities with the children
  • Play alongside and with children to support their play
  • Contribute to children’s records through observation
  • Assist with the supervision of children at rest times and at mealtimes
  • Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment for the children
  • Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all times
  • Working alongside outside agencies in supporting the children
  • Useful Qualities to have
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient and caring
  • The ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated
  • Good time keeping

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression to a higher level qualification or full time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Creative, Team working, Communication skills


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

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available.

About the employer

Torwood Lodge Nursery is a caring and nurturing setting for children, from 0 to 5 years old. The nursery is set in a vibrant and welcoming building with onsite garden spaces that wrap around the nursery, located on the edge of Clifton Downs. They have a private outdoor play space as well as easy access to some of Bristol’s most beautiful and stimulating natural environments. The children's rooms are set across different levels of the building, enabling wide opportunity where children can play, learn and explore at different ages and stages of their early years. From birth to the age of 5, are grouped together by age and developmental stage throughout their time at the Nursery. Transitions between groups through the Nursery years are handled sensitively. Their last Ofsted inspection took place in May 2019; when they received the rating of ‘Outstanding’ in all areas. Ofsted state 'Staff provide an exciting array of stimulating resources for children to explore and experiment with'.




Torwood House School, 27-29 Durdham Park



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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Jun 2024