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Nursery Apprentice Happy Hands Limited

An excellent opportunity to work for a brilliant company and begin your career in Childcare. Each day you will be developing new Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 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

    8.45am - 3.15pm - Term time only, days TBC

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An apprentice will be responsible for supporting child initiated and adult led activities based around the needs and interests of each individual child, supporting children’s learning through planned, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes and working as part of a team to ensure each child feels safe and secure.

An EYP will also support the observation and assessment of each child and contribute to their learning experiences and assist with the care needs of the individual child such as:

  • Teeth
  • Skin
  • Hair
  • Feeding
  • Changing nappies
  • Toileting under direction of a more senior member of the team

They will also work in partnerships with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals, with support from a more senior member of the team, to meet the individual needs of each child. They will also have a responsibility for ensuring that they recognise when a child is in danger and/or at risk of serious harm or abuse and contributing to the health and safety of the children, staff and others on the premises.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Excellent communication skills with both children and adults.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Reliable with a flexible approach

Desired qualifications

A minimum of Grade 4/C or above/equivalent in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential for a full-time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company.

About the employer

We are a privately owned day nursery for children between the ages of 3 months & 4 years old. We are a small family run business.

Large, light, and airy rooms are equipped with quality furnishings and toys, which make it a child's paradise whilst helping them to explore and encourage their natural curiosity.

Our mission To educate, socialise and prepare children for their next stage in education. We believe the early years of a child's life are the most important to their development.

Our vision To offer flexible, affordable, and high quality day care to our community and the wider public. We aim to support parents/carers in their children's development.


Happy Hands Limited


St. James Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northampton College


Isobel McColgan 01604 734138

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship - Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills (if applicable)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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