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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice DOTTIE'S NURSERY LTD

To work as part of the team under the direction of the leader to provide safe, high quality care for young children.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

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

    The nursery operates Monday to Friday 8am-6pm Your shifts will be within these hours

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your role with Children

  • To ensure the provision offers a safe and stimulating play environment in which children are able to play freely.
  • To assist with the planning, preparing and delivery of activities, which meet children’s individual developmental needs.
  • To work face to face with the children supporting their needs.
  • To help serve snacks, lunches and teas throughout the day.
  • To follow guidelines and procedures for child protection as recommended by the registering authority.
  • To adhere to the club’s confidentiality policy.
  • To administer first aid as appropriate.
  • To carry out some light domestic duties.

Your General Responsibilities

  • To attend regular staff meetings.
  • To attend regular supervision sessions with the senior management team.
  • To attend any relevant training.
  • To ensure that all policies and procedures of the club are understood and followed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous experience of working with young children.
  • Commitment to young children and families.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn and undertake professional development.
  • Friendly, flexible approach.
  • To be flexible in hours and duties in order to meet the needs and requirements of the nursery.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Health cleared for the role.

Desired qualifications

  • Full and valid Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
  • Food Hygiene.
  • GCSE A*-C/9-4 grade in English and maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

  • To become a permanent member of the team and progress to become a fully qualified Early Years Educator.

Things to consider

  • To role is physically, emotionally and mentally challenging at times.
  • The role carries significant responsibility for the health, safety and security of young people.

About the employer

Based in the Western Park area of Leicester, Dotties Nursery operates from 8am to 6pm on week days. We cater for babies and children up to pre-school age.





Petworth Drive



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Train Together Limited


Charlotte Budd 0116 2358000

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner standard.
  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner.
  • Level 2 Award in Functional Skills in English and maths (if applicable).

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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