Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship Level 2 at Grove House Primary school PENNINE ACADEMIES YORKSHIRE

We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join the team at Grove House Primary School, supporting children in our Early Years provision. This is a great opportunity to start your career in education and it will lead to a Level 2 Early Years Apprenticeship through Bradford College.

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Closing date: 11 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

    Hours of work will be Monday to Thursday, 8.00am - 4.00pm and Friday, 8.00am - 3.30pm. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Support the pupils by:

  • Under supervision undertaking the activities with either individuals or groups of children to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical, emotional, and educational development
  • Under supervision carrying our pre-determined educational activities and work programmes whilst promoting independent learning
  • Under supervision working to establish a supportive relationship with the children and their parents
  • Under supervision encouraging acceptance and inclusion children with special needs
  • Under supervision promoting and reinforcing children’s self-esteem

Support the teacher by:

  • Under supervision monitoring individual children’s needs and reporting these to their designated supervisor as appropriate
  • Under supervision keep such records of the children’s development as are required by the school
  • Under supervision assisting teaching staff in the planning of work programmes for individuals and groups of children
  • Under supervision provide support to the teacher in the delivery of local and national teaching strategies
  • Under supervision supporting teaching staff in the carrying out of home visits
  • Under supervision assisting the teaching staff in the smooth transition between educational phases

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • All training is delivered through blended learning, in the workplace, online, and attending college this will be delivered by Bradford College apprenticeships. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You may want to progress onto the level 3 advanced apprenticeship once you have completed your level 2.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Make sure you can travel to the workplace provided and also to the college campus. The planned interview date will be 15th June 2024 if your application is successful Donna Hudson at Bradford College will be in touch.

About the employer

Grove House Primary School is a welcoming, happy and inspiring place to learn and grow. Our pupils are polite and thoughtful as well as confident and open-minded. They are keen to learn and determined to be successful in whatever they do. Our pupils are respectful and tolerant of others. They know how to be a good friend and how to keep themselves and others safe. Our School Values: We are kind We are safe We are understanding As teachers, we believe that learning should be exciting and fun. We try to keep learning active and help pupils develop a curiosity for the world around them, widening their imagination and opening their minds to things they have never seen before. We develop well thought through and creative learning opportunities which are designed to develop skills such as deep thinking, collaboration and the ability to solve problems. Pair this with teaching the knowledge we know pupils will need as they grow with us and we are skilfully able to help them deal with the complexities of the modern society and be ready for the wider world. We understand that life often throws up challenges for all of us. We nurture those qualities within our pupils, which help them grow and flourish into young people who are not afraid of having a go. We know the importance of learning from mistakes as well as persevering and being resilient when doing so. The staff here at Grove House are an approachable team. Like our pupils, they are keen, enthusiastic and eager to grow. They believe in valuing every child in our Grove House family and in making every minute and every opportunity count. Staff work in collaboration with our family of schools within the Pennine Academy Yorkshire Trust, as we continue our quest for excellence. We look forward to welcoming you into our school. Let’s make it count!




Grove House Primary School

Myers Lane



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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


Donna Hudson


01274 088811

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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