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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner – Little Oaks Nursery – Leeds


£180.36 per week     North Leeds

Little Oaks Nursery
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well-established nursery with an experienced staff team. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 3 apprenticeship standard for the Early Years Educator.

Duties will include:

The ability and willingness to:

  1. To work with children
  2. To safeguard all children
  3. To attend training
  4. To complete all assignments set
  5. To work cooperatively as part of a team
  6. To attend associated training
  7. To liaise with mentor
  8. Attending teaching and learning meetings with your tutor and completing assignments to a high standard and on time
  9. To attend team meetings and contributing ideas to support children’s learning experiences.
  10.  Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including changing and feeding
  11. To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  12. To interact with children in the nursery and promote children’s learning.
  13. To be aware of and implement all the nursery’s policies and procedures
  14. Support all staff and engage in a cooperative highly motivated and productive staff team
  15. To attend out of working hours’ activities, e.g. training, staff meetings, parent’s evenings, fairs etc.
  16. Contribute to high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in nursery
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner
Little Oaks Nursery
Employer Description:

We are based on the same site as Ireland Wood Children’s Centre and provide  childcare for children aged 3 months to 4 years old. Together we have created a safe, secure environment where children can play and explore freely and learn about the world around them. Our team work together to create an environment where children feel secure, and activities are provided which will foster a sense of curiosity and need to explore in each and every child. Our staff team are highly qualified and well experienced in Early Years care. All our Room Supervisors and Assistant Room Supervisors are qualified to Level 5 or above. A regular programme of training ensures all practitioners are up to date with the latest research and all staff have a current Paediatric first aid certificate.

Vacancy Location:


Ireland Wood Primary School, Raynel Gardens, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 6BW

Working Week:
Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week
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Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 6 hours a week 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 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions is an independent provider delivering apprenticeships and vocational training, specialising in the Early Years and Education sectors.

The company was born out of the Directors’ 40 years collective experience working in community settings throughout West and North Yorkshire and later delivering teaching and training in the Early Years sector. As a family run business, the company lives and breathes childcare from the roots upwards. We have now grown our business to deliver childcare and education training across Yorkshire and the North East. We pride ourselves on having a team of long serving staff with industry experience.

Contact details:

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01423 536 672

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Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
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:
  • A Childcare L2 qualification or relevant experience is essential to apply for this position
  • GCSE or equivalent grades in English and maths at D/3 level and above would be an advantage for this position
Personal qualities:
  • You must be well presented and reliable
Future Prospects:

Achievement of the Advanced Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the wider childcare sector, e.g. Room Leader, Nursery Supervisor or Nursery Manager.

There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards the Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner apprenticeship standard

Employer Name:
Kid's Academy Day Nurseries
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Application Method:
Please apply via the FW Solutions website.
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Short Vacancy Description:

Hard working and enthusiastic Apprentice Nursery Practitioner are required at a successful children’s day nursery 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.