Early Years Apprentice KIDS IN MOTION LTD

Apprentices will be a big part of our team; we will closely monitor them and work with them to ensure they are developing in different areas. They will closely shadow colleagues, room leaders and supervisors to gradually gain knowledge and understanding, all while gaining hands-on experience working with a number of young children.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Employees are paid on a monthly basis.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts will vary between 8:00 – 5:00, 8:30-5:30 or 9:00-6:00 with exact days to be decided.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your duties and responsibilites will include, but not be limited to;

  • Consistent arrival times and dates as contracted, punctuality and attendance are very important. 
  • Every employee should maintain a high level of professionalism, treating every child and adult with respect and keeping all information gained confidential. 
  • Maintaining the safety and wellbeing of the children at all times, as well as creating a happy and secure environment for children. 
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.  
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress. (Apprentices will be trained in this and supported throughout) 
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes (apprentices will be trained in this and supported throughout). 
  • To make sure all instructions given by room leaders and supervisors are followed.  
  • Making sure the apprentice is always engaging with children through conversation and play.  
  • They will be given opportunities to share own ideas and thoughts to things for example in planning.  
  • Apprentices will be given study leave time to complete their coursework and will be supported with this if needed.  

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

You will work towards an Early Years practitioner level 2 NVQ. You will have a dedicated industry expert to guide and coach you through components of your programme and you'll experience a range of different learning opportunities.

  • Online learning and face to face training with Learn Plus Us'
    apprenticeship trainers
  • Meetings with your dedicated trainer
  • Interactive online workshops
  • Self-guided research
  • On-the-job instruction
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring
  • Personal development planning
  • Manager progress reviews
  • First aid qualification
  • English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Qualifying, and continuing on to another level e.g., level 3,4,5  
  • Becoming senior practitioners 
  • Becoming room leaders

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

- The role does not require any heavy lifting etc. - You will be required to work in doors and outdoors (for garden time) and make sure children are learning and developing in both environments.

About the employer

We have two branches, one in Edmonton and one in Islington. We are looking for 4 apprentices (2 in both branches). Both settings are very cosy environments, we like the nursery to have a homely feel almost like an extended home for the children. Apprentices that are with us are supported throughout their qualification; they are given different in-house training to develop their selves professionally. Also, through CPD’S and supervisions.




113 Hertford Road


N9 7EE

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Training provider



Dmytrij Lymar


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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