Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Level 2 - Tamworth Little Acorns Nursery

Little Acorns is currently looking for a Nursery Apprentice to help provide high-quality childcare whilst working toward a recognised qualification. We offer fantastic perks like paid Christmas parties, mentoring and unlimited access to training.

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

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday-Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Thanks to Early Years Practitioners at Little Acorns Nursery, our children become familiar with letters, numbers, colours, and shapes, as well as play and problem-solving skills. Working in a nursery based on farm, you will get the opportunity to visit a wide variety of animals and participate in forest school activities.
Our teams are friendly, fun and dedicated to making every day special. There really is no better time to join our ambitious team.
You will be expected to carry out different tasks such as -
-To ensure the health and safety of the children
-To ensure the children are well safeguarded.
-To uphold the principals of the Early Years Foundation Stage and statutory framework.

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 Acorns 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 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes: •Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours •Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator •Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid •Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) This will be delivered through Little Acorns 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 continue into a path of employment after apprenticeship has been completed..

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


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

Things to consider

Onsite parking, DBS required. -Paid for Christmas party & Periodically events - Access to unlimited amount of training to support your continuing development and apprenticeship course. -A enhanced mentoring scheme to support you in your learning.

About the employer

Our goal is to tap into children’s natural inclination to learn from their environment, and to inspire them through learning to develop strong skills that will set them up for life. To be the best little explorers they can be.


Little Acorns Nursery


Oak farm, Drayton Lane, Drayton Bassett, Tamworth

Drayton Basset, Tamworth

B78 3EF

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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: 29 Sep 2023