Early Years Care Apprentice – Bingley, West Yorkshire

Early Years Care Apprentice


Bingley, West Yorkshire


Early Years Care Apprentice

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Happy Kids Daycare as an Early Years Practitioner. Training will cover all aspects of working in the early years sector. The setting offers a warm and welcoming nurturing learning environment for all children aged 2-4 years.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

Annual wage


Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00. Working hours to be confirmed. Term Time Only.

Total hours per week: 30

Expected duration

12 Months

Possible start date

30 Mar 2023

Date posted

13 Sep 2022


4.6 miles

Apprenticeship level


Level 2 (GCSE)

Reference number



1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include: Care and supervision of children assisting with their physical, emotional and development needs Plan, prepare and deliver activities to meet children's individual needs Observe and record observations of children's learning and development Establish good relationships with children, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately by being a key person Gather evidence of children's learning and produce learning journals Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all children Encourage children to interact with others and engage in activities Work as part of a team Follow and adhere to nursery policies and procedures including child protection policies

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

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes: Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the candidate will have the opportunity to apply for any full-time vacancies available and further their career in the Early Years sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Attention to detail, Non judgemental, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will be subject to a criminal records check (DBS).
This is a fast-paced working environment dealing with children's challenging behaviours and need to be able to liaise with parents with confidence.
This is term time only, Salary will be pro-rata.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Our mission statement at Bingley HappyKidz is 'To provide the best quality care and education for children aged 2 to 4 years in a nurturing and stimulating environment'. Where both children and parents are welcomed to our home from home setting.
We are situated within Bingley Strengthening Families Hub, offering free 15 and 30 hours funded childcare places for all 2 to 3-year olds as well as paid places. We take great pride in our natural and friendly environment, welcoming all children into our quality provision. We have two large nursery rooms and secure gardens which are used throughout the day, where our children enjoy free flow through their natural environment.

We are very proud to have a highly committed experienced team who all hold relevant level 3 qualifications in childcare and education, first aid and food hygiene, with the highest qualification being a BA Hons Degree in Early Years Education. We work in partnership with our parents/carers involving them as much as we can in their children's development. This includes regular parents evenings, parent craft sessions and open days.

We offer inclusion for all who attend and also have a very experienced SENCO at the setting. With Bilingual staff who are experienced and can support children with additional needs, speech and language and behavioural issues.




Bingley Strengthening Families Hub

Norfolk Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)

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