Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Little House of Horrors

This is an amazing opportunity for someone with a passion for developing a career in childcare to work within a friendly and supportive nursery. The nursery will provide full support to enable the successful candidate to achieve their Apprenticeship. If you have a caring and patient nature, this employer is waiting for you to apply today.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

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 between the hours of 10am and 6pm (Breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Welcoming parents, children and visitors.
  • Caring for all children in the nursery.
  • Setting up activities and supporting children’s involvement in
  • Assisting children at meal and snack times.
  • Supporting children at nap times.
  • Following all nursery policies and procedures including
    safeguarding the setting and health & safety of the children’s
  • Some cleaning duties of the nursery and equipment will also be

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of level 2
qualifications in maths and English will need to achieve level 1
functional skills in these and work towards level 2 functional skills.

Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be
planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet
the individual needs of the apprentice.

The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job
activities and training. Delivery method and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent role for the right applicant upon completion of the
  • Progression onto level 3 early years Educator apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Little House of Horrors is a local nursery offering a safe and friendly place for children to learn, play and develop.


Little House of Horrors


146A Dalestorth Street


NG17 4EY

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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


Ellie Griffin


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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