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Nursery Practitioner Apprentice Level 5 (Gomersal) STEPPING STONES NURSERIES LIMITED

Perfect opportunity to progress your early years career with Stepping Stones at Gomersal in Yorkshire. 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: 06 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, hours to be agreed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 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?

Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner 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, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, 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

Stepping Stones at Gomersal in Yorkshire opened its doors in 2005, and is situated within a residential area of Cleckheaton close to local schools. The nursery is perfectly located for local residents, parents and carers, and was awarded Outstanding by Ofsted in April 2017.




Stepping Stones Day Nursery

29 Reform Street


BD19 4JX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years lead practitioner

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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