Early Years Educator Apprenticeship LOOBY LOOS CHILDCARE LTD

Looby Loos Childcare are looking for someone who is passionate about giving children the best start in life. They have an opening for an Early Years Apprentice in our nursery working with babies and children aged up to 5 years old. The right candidate must have a knowledge of child development and have a thirst to grow professionally.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    A flexible working week Mondays to Fridays. This consists of 30 hours a week between the hours of 7:30am to 5:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Planning and executing activities for the children to learn and develop
  • Changing nappies and getting involved in healthy eating and cleaning.
  • Interact positively with children, parents, visitors and other staff members
  • Meeting and greeting of children and parents

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

Early years educator level 3 apprenticeship through Riverside Training (SPALDING) Ltd, including functional skills, if required.

Training will be a combination of on the job experience and independent learning with the training provider offering online and face to face support. In addition to which our ethos for continuous professional development means that there will be support from the team who have a breadth of experience and are highly qualified.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To gain your qualification as a qualified early years educator, with the possibility to progress to a full-time job, subject to interview

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Established in 2006 Loobyloos Childcare Ltd is a small childcare setting owned and managed by Louise Myers. Louise is a qualified Early Years Teacher with over 17 years’ experience of working with children and adults in education. Louise works with a small team of qualified childcare practitioners to provide excellent day care for children from babies to 4 years old. As an Ofsted Registered setting we offer part time and full time childcare in Lincoln. Loobyloos Childcare follows the Early Years Foundation Stage standards and curriculum to provide excellent opportunities for children to learn and develop. Loobyloos Childcare offers funded childcare spaces for eligible 2, 3 and 4 year olds. As well as offering full day care places for non-funded children.








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Training provider



Susan Bulbeck


01775 710945

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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