Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Tree Tots Nursery ( Knowsley)

Tree Tots Nursery are currently looking for a highly motivated enthusiastic apprentice to join their team. The successful candidate will be working alongside their qualified staff to provide high quality childcare within the nursery's busy 2-3 room.

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Closing date: 05 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

    Monday - Friday 7.45am - 4.15pm or Monday - Friday 8.15am - 4.45pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Daily duties include but are not limited to:

  • Helping to plan exciting activities for the children
  • Supervising and acting as a role model for the children
  • Undertaking general housekeeping within the room to ensure a clean, tidy, and safe environment
  • Preparation of light snacks
  • Supervising lunch times
  • Engaging in room briefings/meetings and contributing own thoughts and ideas
  • Showing ability to work as part of the team whilst also showing initiative and developing an understanding of own roles and responsibilities
  • Ensuring that paperwork is kept up to date and making records when needed
  • Undertaking any training and inductions that are relevant to your role
  • Following all policies and procedures that are in place

The training you will be getting

  • Early Year Practitioner Level 2
  • You will complete 6 hours off the job training each week, which will take place at Tree Tots Nursery
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate could potentially progress onto the level 3 early years apprenticeship or, depending on suitability and job availability at the time, gain permanent employment. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Motivated, Hard Working, Reliable, Good Listening Skills


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

About the employer

Tree Tots Nursery are a well established private day nursery based in Stockbridge Village. They provide high quality childcare for children aged birth to five years.


Tree Tots Nursery ( Knowsley)


The Withens


L28 1AB

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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

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