Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Level 2

Belmont Grosvenor School and Magic Tree Nursery is a down-to-earth and nurturing environment where children are challenged to make outstanding progress in a magical countryside setting, building strong foundations to thrive in our ever-changing world.

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be responsible to the Nursery Management Team. You will provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment in which children are nurtured and can play and develop. You will also ensure the effective implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

  • You will assist the key worker for a specified number of children and take part in the day-to-day responsibility for the care, well-being, monitoring of that group, helping to keep up to date records and writing observations as necessary.
  • You will assist staff and contribute effectively to the development and implementation of the Foundation Stage.
  • To contribute to maintaining effective health, safety and child protection procedures.
  • To provide high standards of childcare and education, to include the monitoring and implementation of children’s development, includes providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities.
  • Help with a high standard of personal care including, dressing, feeding and washing children.
  • To help provide a safe, interesting and stimulating environment.
  • Good communication skills required as you will be part of a team and may have to speak with parents.
  • To undertake and commit to training towards the achievement of a formal qualification.

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

  • You will be studying towards a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship qualification.
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • The majority of the training will be work based, the assessor will visit you in the workplace.
  • You will come into college 1 x day per month.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.

Annual wage

£13,312 a year

Expected duration

15 Months