Apprentice Early years Practitioner - Rosewood Nursery Rosewood Nursery

Are you looking for a career in childcare? Rosewood Nursery are recruiting! You will be ensuring the educational, social, physical, emotional, health and welfare needs of the children are always met. During the apprenticeship, you will complete an Early Years Practitioner Level 2. Apply Now!

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Closing date: 06 Jul 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

    Numerous hours - 30 hours over 3 days, 40 hours over 4 days, 25 hours over 5 mornings or 5 afternoons. Shifts tbc. We are open all year and open from 7.30am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To help deliver outstanding care and learning opportunities to all children within the setting
  • To support the Room Leader in the effective and efficient running of the room you are assigned to
  • To work with the team within the room, setting and company
  • To ensure all policies and procedures in line with company policy, along with all aspects, legal and guidance, of the Early Years Foundation Stage and Ofsted’s Registration requirements are met at all times
  • To be an ambassador for Rosewood Children’s Day Nursery

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • On and off-the-job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • For the successful candidate, there is the opportunity of ongoing employment and progression onto the Early Years Educator Level 3

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (Grade C or 4+) desirable) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade (Grade C or 4+) desirable) Desired

About the employer

Rosewood Nursery, set in a charming period building, is comfortably nestled in a quiet residential area a short distance from the bustling Chipping Norton Town Centre. Our facility provides a safe and welcoming environment, offering bright, well-equipped rooms that feel like home. We operate 51 weeks a year, from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, and are closed only for the week of Christmas and bank holidays. We provide care and early years education for up to 45 children, ranging from babies as young as six weeks to children up to five years old. Our inclusive approach welcomes children with additional needs, and our trained, supportive staff provide tailored care and support. The nursery features a large outdoor garden for play and exploration, complete with a separate area specifically designed for our youngest ones. At Rosewood Nursery, your child's development is our primary mission. We foster an environment that nurtures confidence, stimulates curiosity, and enhances social skills. We deeply value our relationship with parents, considering you as essential partners in your child's learning journey. To accommodate parents, our nursery offers ample parking space for safe and easy drop-offs and pick-ups.


Rosewood Nursery


Rosewood Nursery

Burford Road

Chipping Norton


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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


Bobbie Durant


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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