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Early Years Apprentice Ready Teddy Go

Ready Teddy Go are looking to recruit an outgoing and passionate individual to be become their new apprentice. In this role, you will be involved in all aspects of caring for and helping with the development of children under the age of 5.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 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

    Shift patterns can vary. Operating times – Mon - Fri 8am - 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Ready Teddy Go are looking to recruit an outgoing and passionate individual to be become their new apprentice. In this role, you will be involved in all aspects of caring for and helping with the development of children under the age of 5. The successful candidate will be trained and developed by a skilled and friendly team and will also be supported and guided by an industry-based assessor.

  • To attend team meetings and imputing ideas
  • Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Care and supervision of the nursery children
  • Ensure the children’s safety
  • Provide a warm and caring environment
  • To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the nursery
  • To be aware of the nurseries confidentiality policy including Social Media
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To attend ALL out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evenings/mornings, Christmas party, etc. remaining COVID compliant at that time
  • To input and contribute to ideas regarding implementation of policies and procedures such as Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness in Nursery
  • This will include any/all housekeeping duties required of you within the Nursery
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the trainee's supervisor from time to time
  • The trainee's duties must always be carried out in compliance with the nursery's Equal Opportunities policy
  • Look upon the nursery as a "whole" where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times
  • To be aware of all emergency and fire evacuation procedures
  • To be aware of sections 7 & 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • To understand that as part of training you will be required to move within different parts of the nursery
  • To be flexible in hours and duties in order to meet the needs and requirements of the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Patience  
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to prioritise tasks 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Good problem-solving skills 

Personal qualities

  • Motivated and eager to learn new skills 
  • Confident 
  • Great personality 
  • Fun 
  • Good manners 
  • Punctual 
  • Able to use own initiative 
  • Genuine interest in working with children 

Desired qualifications

Entry requirements are set by the employer however it is generally expected candidates would have achieved GCSE Grade 3/D in maths and English, Functional Skills equivalent or be working at this level.

Future prospects

Possible progression to an Advanced Apprenticeship and a permanent job role for the right candidate. 

Things to consider

Prior to applying, please ensure you are able to get to and from this workplace within the operating hours.   


Please be aware as the first part of the process you will be asked to complete a Learner Form Electronically and online assessments in English, Maths and ICT.  You will receive one to one Information, Advice and Guidance with one of the Learner Engagement Team over the phone. 


We will be unable to consider your application for any vacancy unless you complete the process 

About the employer

Ready Teddy Go is situated in a prime location near Cleethorpes beach, Boating Lake and local Haverstoe Park. We take full advantage of our surroundings as we believe these sites offer a rich learning  opportunity. The Nursery started in 1996 and we hope to continue caring, supporting and looking after children for many years to come.


Ready Teddy Go



Bradford Avenue


DN35 0BD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education


Helena Gollings 01472311222

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard 
  • Level 2 Diploma in Early Years 
  • A bespoke programme of technical and vocational learning 
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English*if applicable 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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