Sunbeams Nursery

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Sunbeams Nursery (Employer)

Somerset Skills & Learning Cic (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,379.50
37.5 hours per week 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.
15 months (duration)
1 October 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
29 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for a person who has a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special & loved. The candidate must want to have fun & be prepared to laugh daily. They must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues & parents & ensure they can switch to professional when required.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Our new apprentice will be involved with a variety of
duties, some of which will include:

  • Assisting with the planning of the curriculum.
  • Helping to set up the playroom for the daily programme and
    to help tidy away at the end of the session.
  • Ensuring that the setting is clean and hygienic.
  • Acting as a keyworker to a small group of children, liaising
    closely with parents/carers and ensuring each child's needs are recognised and met.
  • Keeping tapestry up to date using an iPad for every key
  • Plan next steps and assist in the development of key
  • Report and track areas of concern with the Manager and the
    setting SENCO.
  • To advise the Nursery Manager of any concerns e.g. over
    children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To guide children, offering an appropriate level of support
    and stimulation.
  • To attend staff meetings and staff training.
  • To attend parents evenings.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner.

Functional Skills in English and maths if required.

End Point Assessment – Knowledge Test and Professional Discussion.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of permanent employment and/or progression onto level 3.

Reality Check

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you reply on public transport.

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications Required

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