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Nursery Apprentice Little Learners Nursery & Pre-School

To train to achieve the position of a Nursery Practitioner and to help the Room Leader in areas of daily tasks. To deliver a high quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm and friendly atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours per week made up of shifts between 7:30am-6pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Care giving and intimate care routines - Interacting and engaging with children through play
  • Assisting with meal times
  • Getting creative through paint, cooking, sticking, water and sand
  • Outdoor play
  • Communicating messages to colleagues and parents

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

  • Apprentice will gain Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship qualification
  • Day release at Ardleigh Green Campus (RM11 2LL)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Level 3 qualified practitioner, room leader, deputy manager, nursery manager
  • Pay and progression scale in place to push development of our staff team to progress

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Energetic, Enthusiastic, Confident, Patient, Compassionate, Teamwork, Caring


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-5/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A*-5/C) Essential

About the employer

The Little Learners Nurseries and Pre-Schools are our initiative to provide a warm and stimulating environment where young children have the best chance to learn and flourish.


Little Learners Nursery & Pre-School


South End Road

Elm Park


RM12 5UA

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Training provider



Sarah Clayton

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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