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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Little Learners

To be trained to achieve the position of a Nursery Practitioner and to assist the Room Leader in all areas of daily tasks. To contribute to a high quality caring environment for children.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Attend team meetings and all out of hour’s activities
  • Support all staff and engage in the team
  • Under supervision provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development
  • Keep rooms clean and tidy and ensure children’s folders are kept up to date
  • Provide adult interaction with children in the nursery and offer stimulating and varied activities
  • Be aware of the nursery’s policies and procedures drawing particular attention to confidentiality and safeguarding
  • Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the nursery
  • Undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined by the apprentice's supervisor from time to time
  • Understand that as part of the training you may be required to move to other parts of the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills with direct experience of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Be able to work independently using your own initiative as well as within a team
  • Ability to identify and deal with problems and to know when to refer on
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure to meet deadlines

Personal qualities

  • Ability to demonstrate verbal reasoning and listening skills
  • Ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and organisations

Desired qualifications

  • Level 2 Childcare perferable but not necessary
  • Pass in maths and English

Future prospects

  • Possibility of permament position upon completion of Level 3 Apprenticeship

About the employer

Little Learners Nursery are based in Elm Park and are looking for a committed and hard working apprentice to join their setting.


Little Learners



St. Nicholas Avenue


RM12 4PT

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited


Sam Keeble 07495 553353

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Receive in-house training with online course work and regular supervisions from a nominated training provider, attending college where applicable
  • Apprenticeships are for one year and all work, including Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT (unless the candidate holds GCSE in these subjects grade 4/C or above) are expected to be completed within this time frame

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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