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Early Years Lead Practitioner Level 5 Apprenticeship STEPPING STONES NURSERIES LIMITED

Perfect opportunity to progress your early years career with Stepping Stones at Stockton Heath, join a supportive company who nurture and support their apprentices. They are looking for an experienced Early Years Practitioner who is looking to complete their Level 5 in Early Years.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours to be agreed at interview

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Managing, leading and role modelling to the team to ensure a high standard of all areas of learning & developmental care, in line with Statutory framework (Early Years Foundation Stage) for all children in the nursery.
  • To give support to other practitioners throughout the nursery
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can access continuous provision, play, learn and develop
  • To lead and develop your team

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

Early Years Lead Practitioner Level 5 Apprenticeship, Standard

Training on the job

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression within the company upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C) Essential
Other Early years (Grade Level 3) Essential

Things to consider

Salary dependent qualifications and experience (minimum is national apprenticeship minimum wage)

About the employer

At Stepping Stones, we understand how important a child’s early years are in shaping their development and future well-being. We’ve designed our nurseries to provide vibrant surroundings together with a safe, caring environment where children enjoy rich learning experiences alongside the highest standards of care. Our highly-qualified teams work with you to develop your child’s creativity, individuality and self-confidence, ready for them to take their next steps into school.




147 London Road

Stockton Heath



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years lead practitioner

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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