Footsteps Day Nursery

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner - Intermediate (Level 2)

Footsteps Day Nursery (Employer)

Interserve Learning & Employment (Services) Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday – Friday, 07:30 - 18:30, shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
10 June 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
30 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Footsteps Day Nursery are looking for an Apprentice Early Years Practitioner to join their team. You will work towards a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard.


Duties will include:

  • Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoors and outdoors) and at mealtimes
  • Assist with the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework
  • Take part in delivering the highest standard of care through the nursery
  • Demonstrate a commitment to understand how children develop

Future Prospects

To progress onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship upon completion.

Reality Check

Benefits will include:

  • All positions are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references
  • Discounted childcare
  • Free Uniform
  • In-house training for Continuous Professional Development
  • Annual Staff Awards Dinner and Christmas Party
  • Employee of the Month Scheme
  • Annual Staff Summer Outing
  • Nursery Welfare incentives to fund team building events
  • 20 plus statutory bank holidays and additional day of for birthday

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Decision making skills

Qualities Required

  • Commitment to complete work set within deadlines and complete your apprenticeship
  • Passion and commitment for working with children
  • Patient
  • Able to adapt to change

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferred but not essential.

Training Provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Footsteps Nursery 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.

If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme, delivered through Footsteps Nurseries dedicated training provider, Realise.

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