Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship – Childcare Level 2

The Mulberry Tree

Apprenticeship summary

Little Rainbows are looking for a Level 2 Childcare Apprentice to join their team. As a nursery they have received the highest possible grading of “OUTSTANDING” in all areas under the new 2018 framework from Ofsted. They are also proud winners of a Champions Award from the National Day Nursery Association (NDNA).

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Closing date: July 30, 2024

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Date posted:
June 11, 2024
Possible start date:
August 1, 2024
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At Little Rainbows a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice is required for this busy open plan day nursery.

You will be trained up in all aspects of the Level 2 Qualification including:

  • Toileting
  • Feeding
  • Planning activities
  • Doing risk assessments
  • Telling stories
  • Reading
  • Counting
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Communicating with team and children and parents

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Little Rainbows 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. You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Level 2
  • Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if required
  • This will be delivered through Little Rainbow’s dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020

Once qualified will progress onto Level 3 Childcare or Leadership and Supervision Level 3.


The Mulberry Tree

A purpose built nursery situated in the centre of Wallasey Village. They are a small, dedicated, 36 place, family orientated day nursery who pride themselves on having children at the heart of what they do. Little Rainbows offer childcare for children aged from birth to 5 years Monday to Friday 8am-6pm.


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Early years practitioner (level 2)