Early years practitioner apprentice.

Redmires lodge Day Nursery Sheffield

To support with the day to day running of the nursery.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Childcare

  • GMFJ Reference
    153713
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    14/10/2021
  • Start Date
    14/02/2022

  • Location
    Sheffield
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Childcare
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Redmires lodge Day Nursery

Description of Opportunity

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Work with parents, colleagues and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
  • Take an active role in seeking out Continuous Professional Development opportunities during the apprentices programme and beyond
  • Use communication and knowledge of child development to engage with children and support those requiring additional support
  • Support children who are experiencing transitions such as moving to school or birth of a sibling, using your knowledge of the children to support them
  • Carry out respectful care routines such as feeding, nappy changing and dental care
  • Take an active part in the completion of their apprenticeship, meeting deadlines set by their Trainer Assessor and working with the dedicated mentor to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Support children’s numeracy, literacy and language through a range of play activities and opportunities


The weekly wage for this apprenticeship is £172.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Realise on 0333 444 3973 (Ref ID: 153713)

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Time management
  • A current Paediatric First Aid qualification would be desirable but isn't a necessity
  • Applicants who already have a Level 2 in Childcare will be able to undertake the Level 3 qualification

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Redmires Lodge Day Nursery 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
  • If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme, delivered through Redmires Lodge Day Nursery 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
  • We’ve invested heavily in our people and culture, and we want to grow our teams by finding people who share our passion and enthusiasm for creating a better future
  • Passionate
  • Empathetic
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Dedicated

  • Progression to the Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of the employers safer recruitment process

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