Level 5 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice BOYS & GIRLS NURSERY (WATFORD) LTD

We are seeking a qualified Level 3 Room Leader to join our rapidly growing team to progress onto the Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner apprenticeship to progress your career. You can expect to spend your day inspiring the children whilst being inspired by them, learning and developing together as a key group.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Shift timings to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Leading your team to ensure the highest standards of care and education are maintained
  • Reporting to senior management and working with them to develop and improve provision
  • Looking after babies from 3 months up to pre-school who are almost 5, depending on the room you are based in
  • Ensuring the nursery runs smoothly whilst working as part of a team and using your ideas to provide a fun environment for the children in your care
  • Supervising your team, completing peer observations and supporting their CPD
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained at all times
  • Completing written observations and progress reviews to share with the children’s families and any agencies we are working with
  • Planning and implementing activities to progress children’s learning
  • Following and implementing all inclusion, safeguarding and health and safety policies and procedures
  • Using your excellent communication skills to welcome everyone that comes into our nursery and build strong relationships with our parents, children and team
  • Singing, dancing, story-telling and having lots of fun!

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

  • Successful applicants will train towards a Level 5 in Early Years through a combination of on the job training and off the job study time which can be completed at home or in nursery on our PC.
  • You will achieve a 'Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner qualification' and 'First Aid'

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of a full time position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Passionate, Experience in a nursery


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4/Pass) Essential
A Level or equivalent Level 3 Early Years (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Competitive salary up to £28,000 based on experience & qualifications with the opportunity to earn a further bonus!• Pension scheme Flexible working patterns Free lunches prepared by our chef 50% discount on childcare places for your children, 10% for one other family member Accrual of annual leave – 28 days as standard Annual pay review Frequent opportunities for promotion Access and support to excellent training and development Free uniform Regular team building events Paid overtime, staff meetings and parent’s evenings

About the employer

We are a family-run business that not only offers the very best care for babies and young children, but also provides team members with excellent terms, benefits and career progression in a friendly and welcoming environment! Our mission is to nurture every child into confident life-long learners who develop respect and become valued members of the community. We strive to provide a fun environment which promotes learning through play and challenges creativity, curiosity and imagination.







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Training provider



Caitlin Genge


Apprenticeship standard

Early years lead practitioner

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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