Early Years Practitioner Apprentice The House of Rompa

We're looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team of nursery workers to learn everything you need to know about Early Years! The qualification that you'll work towards is a Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard. You'll be communicating with parents, interacting with children, learning different procedures plus much more!

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Closing date: 28 May 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 to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To train to become a qualified nursery practitioner and join the team. You will be provided with a mentor who will be there to guide you, help and offer advice.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to weekly planning for children.
  • Working alongside children and delivering a play-based curriculum both indoors and outdoors.
  • Planning and delivering activities which enable children to reach their next stage of development.
  • Ensuring pupils are safe at all times and report any concerns to relevant managers.
  • Forming positive relationships with parents and carers and maintain effective communication.
  • Undertaking any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the schools aims and objectives.
  • Be aware of and comply with the procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality, and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Qualification 

Health and safety 

Functional Skills maths and English if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A full-time position for the right candidate upon successful completion of this apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/B+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/B+) Desired

Things to consider

We are in the centre of Wilmslow, 5 mins away from Wilmslow train station on the grounds of Wilmslow High school. We will require an enhanced DBS check (done in-house).

About the employer

One of the nursery's strength's lies in its location – within the grounds of Wilmslow High School. There is access to the nature park that lies in the grounds of the school, visits to the library and shopping at the local supermarket are but a few extras that are offered to the children. The nursery enjoys regular educational visits from the Police, Fire Service, Ambulance and local businesses and other professionals.


The House of Rompa


Holly Road



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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


Maxim Business Training



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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