Apprentice Nursery Practitioner - ACORNS-IN-ELDWICK LIMITED - HG2 7DJ | FW Solutions

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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner – ACORNS-IN-ELDWICK LIMITED – HG2 7DJ


£192.40 per week     Harrogate

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

Duties may include:

  • Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children
  • Maintain accurate children’s records
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members making them feel welcome whenever then enter the nursery
  • Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and understand Safeguarding Procedures
  • Have a good understanding of British Values and Prevent Duty
  • Ensure the nutritional needs of the children are met
  • Comply with the statutory framework for the EYFS and relevant legislation including the Children Act 1989 and 2004
  • Positive management of children’s behaviour
  • To ensure that the provision of childcare meets the needs of the individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development
  • To promote and work to Health and Safety standards and upkeep hygiene and cleanliness standards at all times
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner
Employer Description:

At Acorns, we provide all our children with an enjoyable, caring, calm, safe and positive learning environment, where they are treated as individuals and feel respected and valued. Enabling them to grow in confidence and independence to reach their full potential in preparation for school, life and the community.

Vacancy Location:

Acorns in Harrogate

Hookstone Chase



Working Week:
Monday-Friday, 08.00am – 6.00pm
Weekly Wage:
Number of Vacancies:
Training to be provided:
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard (Knowledge and Understanding, Skills and Behaviours)

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working hours will be dedicated to ‘off the job training’. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your study materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times.

  • End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion
  • You must complete the following approved qualifications mandated in the standard:
  • NCFE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • English and maths Functional Skills Level 1 (if not already achieved)
  • Where Level 1 has been achieved (GCSE Grade 2-3/D-E or equivalent) you will work towards and take the test for Level 2 Functional Skills
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions is an independent provider delivering apprenticeships and vocational training, specialising in the Early Years and Education sectors.

Contact details:

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01423 536 672

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Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
14 months
Skills required:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues
  • You must have good time management skills
  • You must be a punctual person and be on time for work
Qualifications required:

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English would be an advantage

Personal qualities:
  • You must be well presented and reliable
  • Successful candidates will have a lot of patience
  • Have a caring approach and be understanding
Future Prospects:

Achievement of the intermediate apprenticeship standard will enable apprentices to go onto study the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard and access higher level jobs within the sector.

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Application Method:
Please apply via the FW Solutions website.
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Short Vacancy Description:

A hardworking and enthusiastic Apprentice Nursery Practitioner is required at a children’s day nursery in North Yorkshire. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to begin their career in childcare.

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