Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Little Angels Nantwich Ltd

This Apprenticeship opportunity is to experience real on the job training working with children.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will work as an Apprentice early years practitioner in a private day nursery and help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.

The role will include:

  • Supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times.
  • Helping to prepare.
  • Carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories.
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Reliable.
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults.
  • Able to work as an effective team member and use own initiative.

Personal qualities

  • Must be passionate to learn and develop personally.
  • Caring.
  • Nurturing.
  • Patient with good communication skills.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A-C or equivalent in Maths and English is ideal but not essential.

Future prospects

Progression onto further apprenticeship programmes.

Things to consider

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About the employer

A busy nursery in Nantwich catering for babies and pre-school children.


Little Angels Nantwich Ltd


London Road



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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Children’s Care Learning and Development.
  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
  • Functional Skills Application of Number Level 1.
  • Functional Skills Communication Level 1.
  • Paediatric First Aid.
  • Health and safety / Manual handling course.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017