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Apply today for this fantastic opportunity to train while your work. You would work alongside our highly experienced and qualified early years team and gain your Early years Level 2 qualification. We are looking for people who are committed and enthusiastic about providing fun, high quality care for young children.

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Closing date: 31 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

    8.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday Friday afternoon study time

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

*You will be part of the team, helping with the running of the pre-school sessions. Activies for the sessions vary daily, indoors and out. As part of the team, you will,

*nurture the children's development and learning though play.

*We spend spend as much time as we can outdoors, sparking the children's imagingation through a wide variety of experiences, such as forest school, role play, messy play and anything fun to keep them engaged

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

NVQ level 2 early years practitioner

Training will take place within the preschool setting.

Onsite training with the opportunity for Friday afternoon study 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Fabulous career working with young children with the opportunity to work towards NVQ level 3 in early years. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

At Creative Little Footsteps, we like the children to be outside and experience nature as much as possible, therefore, you need to enjoy and be willing to work outdoors in all weathers.

About the employer

We are a small village based pre school that offers high quality care for children aged 2-5. We place the children's wellbeing and enjoyment at the heart of everything we do. The children learn and thrive in our beautiful village setting where they enjoy plenty of outdoor fun and learnng.




Church Hall

Church Road



Sam Cornish

01344 626474

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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