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APP-102-973 Early Years Apprentice (Childcare Level 2) LITTLE DIGGERS MONTESSORI LTD

An Early Years Practitioner is a qualified childcare professional with responsibility for caring for children and maintaining a high-quality, stimulating learning environment. They are warm and responsive individuals who work flexibly and effectively as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the nursery.

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual Wage

  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Early Years Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Supporting the daily routine.
  • Creating a fun and nurturing environment allowing children the opportunity to thrive.
  • Setting up play activities.
  • Aid setting and clearing up the nursery.
  • Provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment for the children and their families.
  • Willingness to be involved.
  • Build relationships and liaise closely with parents and other professionals involved within the nursery.
  • Implement and deliver the curriculum.
  • Contribute to planning.
  • Ensure that the children’s needs are met by offering structure, care and stability.
  • Work in partnership with other team members.
  • Respecting the confidentiality and privacy of information.

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

Attendance will be one day per week at college. You will receive the Early Years Practitioner Level 2 standard apprenticeship qualification, upon successful completion.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once successfully completed the apprenticeship, there is the potential to progress into full time employment, or into a higher-level apprenticeship – or potentially, both.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication, Teamwork, calm, understanding


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English” (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

We are a 45 place Montessori nursery and Forest School. We have children from the age of 3 months to 4 years. We operate 50 weeks of the year between the hours of 8am - 6pm. We have lots of staff benefits & an extremely knowledgeable and passionate team who support & encourage each other. We offer paid lunch breaks, & free training for mandatory courses & any other optional courses of interest to staff. We are a new & very fast growing nursery with lots of scope for career progression.




Sidlesham CP School

Keynor Lane


PO20 7NL

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2023