Early Years Apprentice LITTLE 1 NURSERY LTD

Are you looking to train in childcare? A friendly nursery in Chandlers Ford is looking for a L2 Early Years Apprentice to join the team. You will work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis basis, supporting the planning of and delivery of activities. Other duties include: acting as key worker to a small group of children, recording observations and planning for them.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 Hours paid per week. Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Creating warm, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase tutor.

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

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills: Maths and English (unless exempt)

Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 4-hour study time provided for coursework.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once completing your Level 2 Apprenticeship you may be offered the opportunity to progress onto a L3 or a full-time position and further training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042 If the candidate already holds a L2 Early Years qualification already or sufficient experience, the L3 Standard is available on a 18 month basis

About the employer

Little 1 Nursery is an exceptional day nursery set in a third of an acre in the heart of Chandlers Ford. The building is an extended bungalow with a large garden for children aged 3 months to school age. Chandlers Ford has recently undergone large extensions and refurbishment.







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Training provider



James Sproat


+1 07715658042

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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