Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship – Childcare Level 2, L9

Tillymints Nursery

Apprenticeship summary

Do you want an Early Years Apprenticeship in an established nursery trained by an experienced, dedicated and caring team? Level 2 Early Years Apprentice wanted to work 5 days per week with flexible hours between 7.30am and 6.00pm, supporting children’s development through play and activities.

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Closing date: June 25, 2024

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Date posted:
May 24, 2024
Possible start date:
June 27, 2024
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Tilly Mints Cherubs are looking for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice to join their experienced team in supporting the nursery’s daily routines.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that the children are safe, secure, and happy inside and outside, whilst they are at Nursery
  • Assisting children with personal care, including changing nappies, assisting with toileting and other associated welfare duties
  • Liaising closely with parents/carers, informing them about the Nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • Understanding the cultural, religious, ethical, or personal preference issues that some parents may have in relation to their child
  • General housekeeping duties to support maintaining a safe environment

Benefits include:

  • Uniform provided
  • 28 days holiday, including Christmas week off
  • Additional day off for Birthday
  • Plus more

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Tillymints Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to upskill 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 Tillymints Nursery’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.

  • Possibility of permanent employment, and additional training/qualifications


Tillymints Nursery

Tilly-Mints Cherubs Day Nursery in Consett specialises in day care for children aged 3 months to 5yrs. We are open 5 days per week 7.15am to 6.15pm, run by qualified and highly experienced staff. Starting Tilly-Mints Cherubs Day Nursery in Consett is an important milestone in a child’s life and we offer a secure, happy and stimulating environment for play and learning. Our qualified staff are experienced, dedicated and caring


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Early years practitioner (level 2)