Apprentice Nursery Practitioner – Yeadon – LS19 7BN


Active Kids Day Nursery

Vacancy Description

We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic apprentice Nursery Practitioner interested in starting a career in Childcare. 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 Children and Young People’s Workforce: Early Years Educator
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
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner
Active Kids Day Nursery
Employer Description:

Active Kids has been established since 2003, with our main focus being on health and well being which inevitably includes lots of outdoor play. We are an open plan nursery with the capacity for 40 children on any one day.

Vacancy Location:

Moorfield Road


LS19 7BN

Working Week:
30 hours (Starting between 7.30am & 8.30am. Some half days also.)
Weekly Wage:
Number of Vacancies:
Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated to ‘Off the Job Training’. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will have access to our online 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 Children and Young People’s Workforce: Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths, English and ICT (where applicable)
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the main qualification.
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 style. 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:
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
  • You must have good time management skills; you must be a punctual person and be on time for work
Qualifications required:

Level 2 in childcare and Level 4/C in maths and English GCSE would be an advantage.

Personal qualities:
  • You must be well presented and reliable
  • Successful candidates will have a lot of patience, have a caring approach and be understanding
  • We are looking for someone who is a quick learner and is full of enthusiasm. Ideally somebody who enjoys working outdoors as well! The nursery has a huge outdoors area for children to learn and play
Future Prospects:

Achievement of this pathway will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the sector, e.g. Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Supervisor, etc.