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Early Years Apprentice TOTS 2 TODDLERS LIMITED

Apprentices are expected to help the staff team with the day to day running of the Nursery to maintain a happy and safe environment. You will be nominated a mentor who will support you through your training. You must be hardworking and an excellent team player, with a desire to learn and be dedicated to working with children.

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Closing date: 07 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    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 8 hours a day between the hours of 8am and 6pm. You will be required to work flexibly throughout the week.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5
  • To ensure that the setting is a safe environment for children, staff and others
  • To develop partnerships with parents and carers to increase involvement in their child's development
  • To be responsible for any task delegated by the Nursery Manager or Deputy
  • To complete all academic aspects of your apprenticeship
  • To attend training
  • To work as part of a team
  • To liaise with Mentor and Assessor to prepare yourself for your assessment visits
  • To deliver an appropriate play based, Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To understand Tots 2 Toddlers policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately
  • To understand how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes

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

As an Apprentice, you will have the opportunity to study the following through this apprenticeship:

  • Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • English, maths and ICT if required

At Havant & South Downs College we offer different methods of delivery either work based or day release. This will be discussed with you upon appointment. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to work permanently in the childcare setting. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Reliable, Flexible, Enthusiastic, Creative Thinker


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

About the employer

We are a small nursery that has been running since 2014. We are a friendly team of 10 employees and take childcare very seriously.




Anders House

Milton Road



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Training provider



Amy Stafford

07715 211891

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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