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Early Years Apprentice Zipadee Day Nursery

We are looking for an Apprentice to join our friendly team who is keen to develop skills in child development and become a qualified Early Years Practitioner. They must be trustworthy, kind, full of fun and a team player.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 May 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 is open 07:30 – 18:00 Monday to Friday, actual working hours on a rota basis. Working hours will include off-the-job training. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a varied role that will include all aspects of caring for children ensuring their wellbeing, happiness and development.

Duties are likely to include:

  • Supervising play
  • Helping at mealtimes
  • Assisting with hygiene
  • Devising activities
  • Progressing children to get them ready for their next steps

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Trustworthy
  • Kind
  • Full of fun
  • Reliable

You should be able to work effectively as a team, have a patient personality and a passion for working in early years education.

Desired qualifications

You should have a good standard of Maths & English, ideally GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

There is the possibility of permanent employment or progression onto the Early Years Educator apprenticeship on successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Please consider how you will get to work each day. The nursery is located within walking distance of Leek town centre and the bus station.

The successful candidate will need to complete a DBS, you will be supported to do this.

About the employer

Zipadee Day Nursery in Leek offers children in their early year’s high-quality care and education in a friendly setting. Our team of staff are committed to caring for children to the highest standard because our whole aim is to offer children a happy, supportive, caring, safe environment in order that all who come to the nursery have an enjoyable day.


Zipadee Day Nursery


Roche Villa

Buxton Road

ST13 6EG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Apprenticeships Team 0800 0740099

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard. which includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2022