Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship - Childcare Level 2, Kent Little Legs Day Nursery and Pre School

Little Legs Day Nursery is a family run day nursery which offers a home from home feel. They are looking for a passionate apprentice to join their team and help carry out daily routines of the nursery and work towards completing a Level 2 Early Years qualification. Competitive salary and free uniform.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage



  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Shifts between 8am – 6pm Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Little Legs Day Nursery are looking for a Level 2 apprentice to join their team! 

  • Role description / key accountabilities:

    Help carry out the daily routine of the nursery – setting out activities, engaging with children, helping with mealtimes, sleep routines, cleaning of resources, keeping up to date with course work
  • Help with maintaining parent partnerships
  • Understanding the importance of safeguarding children
  • Following health and safety

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

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Little Legs Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if required

This will be delivered through Little Legs Day Nursery's dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become a qualified member of the team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Family Run Day Nursery – Small (22 a day children) Holidays - 28 days (including bank holidays) DBS required Free parking on side roads Free uniform CPD training Company events

About the employer

At Little Legs our aim is to provide high quality care to the children and their families. We offer a safe, secure and stimulating environment focusing on the children’s individual needs and interests, which will support them as they develop and grow, while following the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework.


Little Legs Day Nursery and Pre School


315 Pickhurst Lane, West Wickham



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023