Early Years Educator apprentice - Rothley Rothley Park Kindergarten

Are you looking to start your career within childcare? Come and join our fun and dynamic team! Develop your early years career with this fantastic opportunity in a growing, ambitious company, providing care, education and compliance for children to the highest standard. Competitive salary of £10.42, uniform supplied, pension scheme plus other. You will prepare toys and support all staff and engage in a good staff team.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    Open Monday - Friday, shift times and days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Rothley Park Kindergarten are delighted to have an opportunity for an Apprentice to join their team. Duties and responsibilities will include:

Take part in timetabling and encouraging all areas of age development, ensuring variety and appropriateness of activities in your area in conjunction with other staff. Encourage physical development and well-being always. Be aware of age-related needs, prepare toys, activities and equipment for that age group to reach its full potential.
Always give comfort and care. Children to feel welcome and safe.
To keep a proper record of achievement file on your key children, for parents.
Work alongside parents of Special Needs Children to give full integration in the Nursery.
Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
Liaise with and support parents and other family members.
To attend ALL out of work hours activities, e.g., monthly staff meeting, parents evening, summer fayre, Christmas party, etc.
To be flexible ...

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. Rothley Park Kindergarten 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 Rothley Park Kindergartens 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. We’ve invested heavily in our people and culture, and we want to grow our teams by finding people who share our passion and enthusiasm for creating a better future.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A role within nursery to senior positions, further training available, grow with the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Patience


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

Things to consider

DBS required (update service)Onsite parking available From Coalville and Loughborough – route into Rothley by 127 bus From Leicester to Loughborough – route into Rothley by 127 bus

About the employer

Rothley Park Kindergarten is one of the most modern children's nurseries in Leicestershire perfectly equipped to provide childcare services in Leicestershire.


Rothley Park Kindergarten


Loughborough Road




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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.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023