Apprentice Nursery Practitioner – Early Learning Partnership Ltd – Rothbury


Early Learning Partnership Ltd.
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a privately owned childcare provider in Northumberland. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 3 qualification in Childcare: Advanced Apprenticeship for the Early Years Workforce.

Duties will include:

  • To meet the requirements of the EYFS framework
  • Observations of children recorded in the Tapestry system
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • To give support to other personnel within the setting
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your room
  • Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To be flexible within working practices of the setting. Be prepared to help where needed
  • Recording accidents.
  • Ensure children are collected by someone known to the setting
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To develop your role within the team.
  • To ensure the Setting provides a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development

To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are observed at all times.

Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner
Early Learning Partnership Ltd.
Employer Description:

At Rothbury Kindergarten we provide quality care and early education for children ages 0-5 years in Rothbury and the local area. Rothbury Kindergarten is our leading nursery in Northumberland, where we bring over 17 years of experience that we have gained from our sister Nurseries in South Shields and Jarrow, in the South Tyneside area. All of our nurseries are Ofsted rated Good or Outstanding and we offer the same quality childcare that we provide in all of our nursery settings in Rothbury Kindergarten.


Any nursery is only as good as the staff that work there and the staff are only as good under the manager’s influence, the manager is the key to the nursery’s success and we have the best in terms of experience, knowledge and care. We want to pass this experience and knowledge on to hard working apprentices that have our same values – exceptional standards of care and giving the best start to our local children.

Vacancy Location:

Rothbury Kindergarten

Garleigh Road


NE65 7PN

Working Week:
30-37 hours
Weekly Wage:
£3.70 per hour
Number of Vacancies:
Possible start date:
Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will have access to our on- line study area where you will find all your assessment materials.

Your Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.

Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio.

  • Advanced Apprenticeship for the Early Years Workforce: Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in ICT.
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the main qualification.

You will have a mentor in the nursery to support you throughout your training.

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions Ltd is an independent provider of high quality education and training solutions, providing development for both learners and employers. We commit to offer superior training by ensuring we take into account each learner’s needs and learning styles. All training will be delivered by highly qualified, specialist tutors and we provide our learners with straightforward, web-based resources to make learning flexible and enjoyable.

Contact details:

Call Us
01423 536 672

Email Us

Find Us
Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Apprenticeship Framework:

Early Years Educator

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.


Level 2 Childcare qualification would be an advantage.

Personal qualities:
  • You must be well presented and reliable.

You must have a caring approach and always put the care of the children first

Future Prospects:

Achievement of the Advanced Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the sector, e.g. Nursery Supervisor, Nursery Manager, Pre-school Manager/Co-ordinator, etc. There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Foundation Degrees in Early Years.

The management team at Rothbury Kindergarten want to mould, educate and train you to their high standards so that you grow into an outstanding practitioner. There is a guaranteed career path for the right apprentices.

Employer Name:
Early Learning Partnership Ltd.
Contact Name:
Rebecca Warden
Application Method:
Please apply via FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Short Vacancy Description:

A hardworking and enthusiastic Apprentice Nursery Practitioner is required at a successful children’s day nursery in Northumberland to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting.  This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to progress their career in Childcare.

Additional Application Form Q1:
Why do you want to work with young children?
Additional Application Form Q2:
Give an example of an activity you have planned for a child or group of children.
Reality check:

You will be working with young children therefore must apply for a DBS Certificate. Please consider the location of this apprenticeship and your travel arrangements before submitting an application.