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Early Years Practitioner apprentice TAMBA DAY NURSERY LTD

Training to work in all areas of the nursery with different age groups of children. Gaining a full understanding of the EYFS, to plan activities and to record the children’s development as they move through the nursery.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

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

    5 days per week (1 day for college every fortnight) 40 hours week Adhering to different shift patterns at the nursery with start times of 7.00am and finishing times of 7:00pm and anything in between based on an average day of 8 hours working time.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The ideal candidate will be flexible, hardworking and willing to learn, with great communication skills, and the ability to work as part of the team as well as using your initiative.

Your role will include:

Being a key worker for individual children

Planning activities according to the EYFS

Being responsible for caring for babies and children

Working with the nursery manager, parents and other team members


Duties include:

Preparing snacks for the children.

To attend to their personal care needs throughout the day ensuring that the child is respected and safe at all times.

Feeding the children and attending to the sleep and rest needs throughout the day.

Helping with supervising children during activities and play.

Helping with setting up equipment and areas for activities, making sure everything is safe and suitable for the children.

Being responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment for the children, staff and parents alongside other staff.

Reporting to the room leader and managers of the nursery

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

  • Level 2 Early years Practitioner 
  • Level 1 Functional skills ( if required) and progression to Level 2 functional skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To gain the level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification and progress to the level 3 Early Years Educator qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A* - C / 4 - 9) Desired
Other Functional Skills English and Maths (Grade Level 1) Desired

Things to consider

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE COLLEGE WORKSHOPS ARE HELD AT SOUTH WOODFORD AND YOU MUST BE PREPARED TO TRAVEL. According to your shift pattern you may have early starts or late finishes You will be answerable to your manager or room leader Train or bus journey commute to work You must attend all college workshops as required and complete your portfolio of evidence in the timeframe allowed for your qualification.

About the employer

Tamba, Beckton is situated in a purpose built building offering childcare facilities for children aged from 3 months to 5 years, this is one of a group of 4 nurseries offering children and babies a spacious, light, minimalistic environment to create a calming atmosphere to enhance each child’s development and independence. enhance children’s independence




20 Warwall Road


E6 6WG

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Training provider



Samia Shabbir

0208 518 1344

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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