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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Time For Nursery

We are seeking someone who is compassionate and patient, who have the desire to work with children and wants to make a difference. As an apprentice, you will be caring for preschool children, organising fun activities, preparing snacks and meals, monitoring children's safety, engaging with play and contributing to planned programmes of activities.

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Closing date: 15 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

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be helping to oversee, maintain and organise a clean, tidy, child-friendly environment, supervise activities, such as messy play, crafts, cooking, reading and outdoor/physical pursuits.

You will also plan, observe and keep records that inform parents and carers about their child’s day.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Feeding suitable meals, snacks and drink
  • Changing nappies or helping with potty/toilet training
  • Teaching general life skills, such as basic hygiene and manners
  • To give support to other personnel in the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Planning and organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to deliver high quality customer service at all times
  • Interested and keen to work within childcare
  • Professional, polite, and positive
  • Warm and caring personality
  • Accountable
  • Creative
  • Intuitive and enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at grades A*-D/9-3 (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Candidates who have not attended an Apprenticeship Interview at LMC prior to interview must achieve at least a Level 1 on the Initial Assessment to be complete prior to enrolment.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion a career within Childcare may be available.

Things to consider

  • Subject to DBS Check

About the employer

We are family run and are totally committed in providing a safe place where your children will be stimulated by play, education and interaction. We ensure a happy, friendly, caring environment where your child will have fun, be motivated and encouraged to fulfil their potential.


Time For Nursery



Heysham Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College


Mhairi MacVicar 01524521483

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard

This includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College in order to successfully complete this apprenticeship, subject to attending an Apprenticeship Preparation Training session at Lancaster and Morecambe College.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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