Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprentice -wigston

Type: Apprentice
Region: East Midlands

Hunny Nurseries are a family run business that listens to it’s management and team to provide continual improvement and home from home care for children.

They are looking for a motivated apprentice to join their close-knit team.

In this role you will;

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


Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Hunny Pots 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.

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 requiredThis will be delivered through Hunny pots 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.

Qualifications required

Ideally, we would like someone who has good communication, outgoing, eager to learn and passionate about childcare

Prefer GCSE Maths and English but will support if need to complete functional skills

Skills required


Good communication skills

Ability to meet strict deadlines

Time management


Progression to the level 3 early years educator standard

Qualification / Standard : ST0135 Early years educator

Duration 15 months

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