Early Years Apprentice TEDDY BEAR NURSERY LTD

This is an Apprentice role. You will create a warm and welcoming environment where you will develop the ability to use your own initiative and share ideas and information with the other members of staff. You will need the willingness to learn skills in identifying and meeting the children's needs individually and within a group.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 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 to Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:30 pm. Shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties to Include:

  • Learn good knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage framework and how to put the document into practice.
  • The ability to work within a team, maintaining positive relationships and developing productive teamwork.
  • Listen to advice/constructive criticism from peers/management and act upon it.
  • An awareness of Health and Safety within the nursery and the ability to report any hazards for the purpose of risk assessments
  • Be supportive and diplomatic in your approach towards parents and children.
  • To have and show commitment to LaRoche Day Nursery's equal opportunities policy.
  • To safeguard and promote the well-being of the children.
  • To attend occasional staff meetings outside of working hours (time for this will be compensated)
  • A willingness to continue with training to aid both the nursery and your own personal development
  • To be committed to completing relevant training

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard, including Functional Skills in maths and English if required. 

Apprenticeship learning takes place in the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate, this could be a full-time role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Some experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given.

About the employer

Teddybear Nursery Ltd provides excellent childcare for children ages 0-5 years. Separate baby unit for children under 2 years old. Offering a warm and friendly home-from-home setting Recently rated good at Ofsted






OL16 5BA

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Nathan Finn


01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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