Apprentice Early Years Practitioner LITTLE ANGELS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

The apprentice will be required to work as part of a team to provide high quality care and education for children between the ages of six months and five years in a safe environment. Little Angels Day Nursery is an “Outstanding” family run nursery with a small team and longstanding staff.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    4 day week; 36 hours in total worked from 8am - 6pm. Based on candidate being 18+ Total hours per week: 36.00

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as key person to children and their families, giving emotional support and advice
  • Liaise closely with parents/carers informing them about the routines and educational provision
  • Exchange information with key families about their child’s progress
  • Work with the team to plan and deliver a stimulating curriculum to ensure that each child reaches their full potential
  • Observe, record and assess children’s learning and development
  • Help set up and tidy away activities
  • Take care of basic needs such as feeding and nappy changing
  • Keep the nursery environment, equipment and resources clean and tidy at all times with due regard to health, safety and hygiene
  • Contribute to your own personal safety and keep children at all times safe and secure
  • Contribute to risk assessments and daily checks. Inform the manager of any issues regarding the safety of equipment
  • Have full knowledge of, and adhere to, fire drill procedures
  • Advise the Nominated Safeguarding Person of any concerns, preserving confidentiality at all times
  • Adhere to equal opportunities, ensuring each child’s individual needs are recognised, respected, and met
  • Contribute to and implement all policies and procedures
  • Work as part of a team and attend staff meetings
  • Keep up to date with good nursery practice, including attendance at workshops and training courses

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

Over the course of 15 – 18 months (dependent upon the level of course an apprentice is being enrolled onto), you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare, wellbeing principles for children and at higher levels, child protection, data, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management (these modules may differ).

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 2 qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years.

Future prospects

Depending on punctuality, practice and attitude, the learner has the opportunity to become a permanent member of the team.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on punctuality, practice and attitude, the learner has the opportunity to become a permanent member of the team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Benefits - 25 days holiday plus bank holidays - Free counselling sessions and CBT courses - Book GP appointments and get prescriptions online - Free Aura meditation and mindfulness app - Free weekly coffee - Free birthday treat - Free online workout and wellness classes - Free monthly movie stream

About the employer

Little Angel's Day Nursery opened in January 1990. All staff are qualified or working towards a qualification. All staff undergo a continuous programme of training and evaluation, including Child Protection and First Aid. There are two separate buildings housing those aged six months to two years (Baby Room), and two to five years (Pre-School). The Baby Room has a main playroom, cot room, and toilet/changing room. The Pre-School has two play/rest rooms with adjoining child-size toilet facilities. There is a large enclosed garden, along with an additional conservatory room for all year round play, which they have recently turned into a sensory room, which both groups can access.




1a Dudley Gardens



W13 9LU

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Training provider



Caitlin Genge

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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