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. Work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Shifts may be 8.00am - 5.00pm or 9.00am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 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 always respected and safe 
  • 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 Apprenticeship Standard
  • 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, Non judgemental, 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. 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 Day Nursery, Olympic park opened in January 2021,the unique design of the nursery is based on the concept of ‘bringing the outdoors in’. With over 17 years’ experience in Childcare, the management team have used their knowledge and expertise to create a nursery tailored for all. The nursery has been designed to a high specification that creates a stimulating learning environment for children between the ages of 3 months to 5 years old. We have created bright and spacious rooms and have incorporated specially designed windows to allow our children and babies to observe and consider their surroundings. This facilitates fantastic learning opportunities as children are encouraged to ask questions and discuss the world around them with our expert nursery practitioners. We offer a friendly and welcoming nursery that provides high quality care and education and work extremely hard to provide a safe and stimulating environment for both children and their families. We ensure that we respect every child as an individual and plan activities and opportunities for children to thrive and develop to their full potential. At Tamba our main aim is to provide the best possible start for your little one’s journey throughout education.




8 Endeavour Square


E20 1JN

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Training provider



Samia Shabbir


0208 518 1344

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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