Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice First Class Nursery School

Are you looking for a job to kickstart you childcare career? A wonderful opportunity has become available at First Class Nursery for someone passionate about childcare. You will be working in an established, reputable nursery supporting children's development through play, learning and fun activities.

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

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Closing date: 29 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

    37 hours per week. Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed at offer stage. 5 days at 8 hours per day. 28 Days holiday per year.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

At First Class Nursery School, we are committed to providing the essential foundations for learning, growth, development and fun.
We encourage our children to explore their developmental boundaries and independent ways of thinking within our nurturing environment.
Providing a first-class service to our children and their families since 1995.

As an apprentice you will be trained up in all aspects of the nursery nurse Level 2 qualification including:

  • Assist with mealtimes and care routines such as nappies
  • Ensure the welfare, well-being and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Communicating with both Children and parents
  • Reading stories and developing Children's speech and understanding.

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. First Class Nursery School will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day. You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if required

This will be delivered through First Class Nursery School's dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Opportunity progress onto Level 3 room leader

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Creative, Non judgemental, Patience


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Free Parking available on site Excellent bus routes D.B.S is required but setting will assist in this.

About the employer

First Class Nursery School provides an enriched and diverse learning environment for children aged from 6-weeks to 8-years.Established in 1995, our large Nursery School is located in Prenton on the Wirral Peninsula and reflects the rich backgrounds and cultures of our local area and beyond.Each day our highly qualified, passionate and devoted practitioners create opportunities for exploration and learning with which our children feel safe, comfortable, and confident.


First Class Nursery School


114 Storeton Rd


North West

CH42 8NA

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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

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Jul 2024