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Nursery Practitioner Apprenticeship The Little School House

Your role will be to to contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social & intellectual care for children placed in the nursery To present the company in a professional manner To support & liaise with the management team, staff & parents in duty appropriate areas

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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

    Monday - Friday Business hours

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to Day:

In this role you could be:

  • Assisting in the planning and supervising activities like arts and crafts, music and cooking
  • Helping children to learn numeracy and language skills through games
  • Taking children on outings
  • Feeding and changing babies
  • Observing children and making notes to write reports
  • Making sure children are safe and well

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Thinking and reasoning skills

Personal qualities

  • Candidates should be keen to work with children, have excellent language skill and a willingness to learn
  • Sensitivity and understanding
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • The ability to work well with others
  • To be flexible and open to change
  • The ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • Being able to use a computer terminal or hand-held device may be beneficial for this job

Desired qualifications

4/C equivalent or above in Maths & English 

Future prospects

Opportunity to move in to full time role upon completion of apprenticeship 

Things to consider


  • Need to work indoors and outdoors
  • Noise levels
  • Regular cleaning activities in relation to children’s activities

About the employer

The Little School House Nursery offers flexible childcare and education in beautiful premises on the edge of Graves Park in Woodsteats. Children flourish in this warm and caring environment under the guidance and supervision of caring and well-qualified professionals.


The Little School House


Cobnar Road


S8 8QB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifelong Learning and Skills Service


Sophie Mazzola 01142296179

Early Years Practitioner to be delievered during apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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