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Apprentice Nursery Assistant – Little Ladybirds Ltd – TS18 3TS


National Minimum Wage for Apprentices per week     Stockton-On-Tees

Little Ladybirds Ltd
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well-established nursery near Stockton with an experienced staff team. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard for the Early Years Practitioner.

Duties will include:

  • To work with babies and young children
  • To work towards and achieve qualifications in childcare
  • To be a part of a team and support other staff
  • Assist on trips and activities
  • Assess children’s development
  • Supervise sleep times
  • To ensure that the provision of childcare meets the needs of the individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development
  • To promote and work to Health and Safety standards and upkeep hygiene and cleanliness standards at all times
  • To provide and promote a high standard of childcare, safeguarding the children and following policies and procedures at all times
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Little Ladybirds Ltd
Employer Description:

Little Ladybirds Day Nursery is an Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’ nursery situated at Falcon Court, Preston Farm, Stockton-on-Tees.

We are rated as outstanding by Ofsted and by Day Nurseries as one of the Top 20 children’s nurseries in the North of England (2020), and we strive continuously for further improvement.

We provide care for children aged six weeks through to five years old, and are within easy reach of all the local towns including Ingleby Barwick, Thornaby, Stockton, Eaglescliffe and Middlesbrough.

Vacancy Location:

Ladybird House

Falcon Court

Stockton On Tees

TS18 3TS

Working Week:
Monday-Friday. Shifts TBC Total of 30hrs per weej
Weekly Wage:
National Minimum Wage for Apprentices
Number of Vacancies:
Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working hours will be dedicated to ‘off the job training’. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your study materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times.

  • End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion.
  • You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard (Knowledge and Understanding, Skills and Behaviours)

You must complete the following approved qualifications mandated in the standard:

  • NCFE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • English and maths Functional Skills Level 1 (if not already achieved)

Where Level 1 has been achieved (GCSE Grade 2-3 or equivalent) you will work towards and take the test for Level 2 Functional Skills.

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

Our mission is to deliver an outstanding learning experience leading to positive outcomes for our learners, employers and in turn our local community and economy. We hold our shared values at the heart of everything we do.

Contact details:

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01423 536 672

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Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Apprenticeship Framework:


Early Years Practitioner Standard

Expected Duration:
12/18 months
Skills required:

Ability to work as part of a team. You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues.

Qualifications required:

Maths and English GCSE graded C/4 or above (or equivalent) would be an advantage.

Personal qualities:

You must be well presented and reliable.

Future Prospects:

Achievement of the intermediate apprenticeship standard will enable apprentices to go onto study the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard and access higher level jobs within the sector.

Employer Name:
Little Ladybirds Ltd
Contact Name:
Application Method:
Please appy via the FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Short Vacancy Description:

Little Ladybirds is a private day care nursery offering a fun, happy and inspiring environment for children aged 6 weeks up to 5 years old. They are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic apprentice Nursery Assistant wishing to begin their career in childcare.

Additional Application Form Q1:
How do you intend on travelling to work?