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Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Little Teds Day Nursery

An opportunity to learn about all the aspects of life in a Nursery whilst obtaining an appropriate child care qualification. Little Teds is a small, privately owned Nursery where we work closely as a team to provide a high level of care and education for children from birth to school age.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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, varied start and end times, could be 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm. Shifts to be agreed at the start of the apprenticeship

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Whilst studying and learning all about childcare, the apprentice will be introduced to what else is incorporated in life at a busy Nursery. This will include helping at mealtimes, becoming creative and messy whilst playing with the children. Observing the children and communicating appropriately. Encouraging independence whilst supporting progress. There will be an element of housekeeping, ensuring the Nursery is clean and tidy and the children are kept safe.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice would be assigned an assessor through the College, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace competence. Day release  at Cambridge campus once a week .

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified at Level 2, the opportunity to progress to Level 3.
Once qualified at Level 3, to become a permanent member of staff at Little Teds. Have key children, continue with CPD in areas of safeguarding, Senco and Enco. Also, an opportunity to become a room leader in baby area, main room or Pre School.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3 or D) Essential

About the employer

Little Teds is a privately run day nursery, where we can take 42 children on any one day. We aim to provide an exceptionally high standard of care for all our children, in a safe, nurturing, learning environment.


Little Teds Day Nursery






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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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