Early Years Practitioner Apprentice BRISTON COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Briston Community Nursery School Ltd, an OFSTED-registered day care nursery believes every child, no matter their background, needs, or interests, deserves to be loved and supported in their growth. We foster a culture of warmth and openness among both staff and children and looking for a new apprentice to join our team.

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Closing date: 04 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The pay rate would be £6.40 for an applicant under 19 years, yearly salary of £7,488 working term-time only (39 weeks) or NLW for an applicant over 19 years.

    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. Term-time only. Times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care      for children aged 0-5 years
  • To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others
  • To develop partnerships with parents / carers to increase involvement in their child’s development
  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Nursery manager, Deputy manger or Room Leader
  • To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure the nursery meets Ofsted requirements
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To ensure records a properly maintained, eg daily registers, accident forms and risk assessments
  • To liaise closely with parents / carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the nursery’s aims and objectives

The training you will be getting

Level 2 qualification in Early Years Practitioner. 

The apprenticeship is based on site at the Briston Community Nursery.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Further development opportunities in Early Years. Potential to move onto a L3 / L4 apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Situated in Briston, our nursery provides top-quality facilities and day care services for local children. We operate during term time, serving children aged 9 months to 5 years. Our nursery is divided into three areas. Our team is highly experienced and diverse in their qualifications, with many staff members having been with us for years. All staff undergo rigorous DBS checks and are committed to their roles. Regular training in safeguarding, first aid, and other relevant areas ensures our team is well-prepared to provide top-notch care and education.




Hall St, Briston, Melton Constable

NR24 2LG

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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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