Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Level 2 - Tile Hill, Coventry

  • Cherry Tree Nurseries Limited
  • Tile Hill, Coventry, Coventry
  • £5.28 per hour

Start your career in Childcare with Cherry Tree Nurseries as an Early Years Practitioner Apprentice. Working with children alongside passionate and experienced professionals, earn while you learn whilst being fully supported. You will be supporting planning of play activities and ensuring the children's safety and welfare.

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  • Wages
    £5.28 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    15 Months

  • Location
    Tile Hill, Coventry
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Early years practitioner (ST0888)
  • Employer
    Cherry Tree Nurseries Limited


Cherry Tree are delighted to have an opportunity for an Apprentice to join their team. As an Early Years Apprentice you will be trained on the job to give you a true representation of what it is like to work in a day nursery.

Responsibilities will include:

  • 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

For more information about this vacancy please contact Realise on 0333 444 3973 (Ref ID: 245986)

Company website : https://cherrytreenurseries.com/

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Time management
Must be committed to achieving level 2 and / or Level 3 in Childcare. No previous experience needed.

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Cherry Tree Nurseries 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 Cherry Tree’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

    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

    Caring and enthusiastic, bringing energy and enthusiasm. Professionalism and confidentiality expected.

    Develop knowledge and skills within childcare. Opportunity to progress to Level 3.

    DBS Required.

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