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Apprentice Early Years Educator Little Hamza's Nursery Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in the world of child care. Offering a young and vibrant working atmosphere with passionate owners this is a great chance to work with children and make a difference. Any experience you have will be well received but you will also work with experienced staff that will provide mentorship.

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Closing date: 13 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    32 Hours per week to be worked over 5 days and between the hours of 8:45am and 3:30pm

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    14 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have a position for an apprentice childcare practitioner in our busy childminding practice. You will be provided with on-site training and will work towards your Early Years Educator level 3 qualification.

All staff at Little Hamza’s are devoted to creating a loving, happy and stimulating environment which responds to the needs of enthusiastic and curious little people. Each room has a designated qualified room leader. All staff are given the opportunity to undergo further training as it becomes available.

Apprentices must be self-motivated and have the passion and flair required working in a very hands on environment. The successful candidate must be flexible and willing to work within the age groups from birth onwards. The practice can be caring for children all day up to a latest of 3:30pm. Your main duties will include.

  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker.
  • To keep good records of the children.
  • Maintain good relationships with parents and children.
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children sometimes on a one to one basis.
  • To be aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to.
  • Assist cooking
  • Monitor the Secure Outdoor Play Area

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills (Excellent written and spoken English)
  • Creative flair to inspire children
  • Patience

Personal qualities

  • Must love children
  • Energetic
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE’s A to C in Maths & English is desired but not essential

Future prospects

A full time position at the childminding practice and pathways for continuous professional development may be available for staff with potential of a full time position.

Things to consider

You will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. 

It is highly important that you do not contact the Employer directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your application or the job itself, please contact your local Woodspeen Training Academy.

Please note this job may expire before the stated date if a suitable applicant is appointed.

Please consider how you would travel to this vacancy, if you will be using public transport please check this before applying.

About the employer

At Little Hamza’s we strive to create a child-centred, holistic learning environment where there is a focus on the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of our children. We aim to create a nurturing environment that allows children to discover themselves and to develop their confidence and independence in all that they do


Little Hamza's Nursery Limited



Claremont Road


M14 4JF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training


Emily Parker 01484 429359

Level 3 Childcare –

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)

  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Paediatric First Aid

Own in-house training

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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