Apprentice Early Years Practitioner


Apprenticeship summary

We are looking for a Level 2 Apprentice Early Years Practitioner, who is friendly and personable. You will help the nursery team to provide a friendly, caring, and relaxing environment that encourages child development. You will work towards a recognised Early Years Practitioner qualification.

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Closing date: April 19, 2024

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Date posted:
March 19, 2024
Possible start date:
April 20, 2024
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  • An Apprentice Nursery Assistant is required to work within this busy nursery in Skelmersdale, where you will learn about the Early years practitioner Standard and have the opportunity to work towards a career in childcare. You will be working alongside children aged from 0-5 years old

Duties will include:

  • Assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring, and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care
  • Assist with room planning and carry out planned activities, themes, and projects
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, and tidy base room
  • Communicate with parents/guardians and other visitors in a calm, friendly, and efficient manner
  • Complete any additional tasks as required by the senior management team

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you will achieve the following:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • Throughout the apprenticeship you will receive in-house training from the employer
  • This will ensure that you are competent on all aspects of the role
  • You will also have off-the-job training during the apprenticeship qualification, where you will be supported by a dedicated trainer and mentor
  • Possible permanent opportunity for the right candidate with an opportunity for progression onto a higher apprenticeship



Stepping Stones Day Nursery aim to provide the highest quality education and care for all students and believe that a child should not only be educated but also stimulated. A child's well-being is at the for-front of our setting ethos. We support children with social and communication delay and will support parents to make referrals to specialists when necessary. We believe that independence, imagination, creativity and freedom of expression should be nurtured. We value the rich variety of cultures that our students represent and aim to promote positive images of different ethnic groups and both genders through toys, books, posters and festivals. Stepping Stones Day Nursery believes that high quality education can transform the lives of young children and that partnership with parents provides the basis for successful learning.


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Early years practitioner (level 2)