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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner TINY HEROES DAY NURSERY LTD

The person we are looking for should be a team player and someone who wants to make a positive contribution to lives of early years children. The role will be to help ensure all children receive high quality care, are kept safe and are provided with stimulating play experiences, which meet their individual needs within the rooms.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £166.00 - £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will be doing:

  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with parents and families
  • Supporting your team
  • Taking responsibilities for the day-to-day care of all children within the room
  • Liaising with parents/carers as appropriate
  • Taking part in formal and informal team meetings within and after work hours
  • Modelling and always implementing the highest standards of Early Education practice
  • Facilitating a creative and innovative range of play and learning experiences, making full use of indoor and outdoor environments
  • Taking on ‘Key Person’ responsibilities including building relationships with a small group of children and their families
  • Ensuring the safety and well being of all children in your care resulting in total avoidance of preventable accidents and promoting a feeling of security and satisfaction amongst all parents
  • Planning for the individual needs of each child is maintained to a high standard
  • Ensuring that the nursery remains clean and safe for all children and early years team
  • Understanding, implementing and moulding the nursery’s policies and procedures
  • Participating in professional development and training
  • Providing high quality care and activities for children
  • Working a flexible shift pattern within the opening hours
  • Preparing and serving food for snack time and drinks for children, encouraging good nutrition and sociable eating
  • Joining a small team within the room and working alongside them to ensure continuity of care

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Awareness of health and safety
  • Good communication skills
  • Some knowledge of the EYFS and safeguarding
  • First aid trained (not essential, as candidates will be trained)

Personal qualities

  • Shows initiative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate to learn
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Happy to follow instructions
  • Has a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE C/4 (or equivalent) English and maths

Future prospects

  • Possibility of a permanent contract at the end of the apprenticeship programme

About the employer

A place at Tiny Heroes Day Nursery provides a great opportunity for your child to learn, grow and prepare for life at school (and beyond!). Following the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, we tailor learning activities for each child’s individual needs to enhance their development whilst providing a fun and comfortable environment to play in. Your Tiny Heroes are Big Heroes of the future!





Elmers End Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Surrey College


Anthony Ogunyomi 020 8651 1131

Early Years Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Training will be to the end point assessment of the level 3 standard
  • Functional skills where needed

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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