Early Years Educator Apprentice – TINA’S TOTS LTD (LS26 0DB)

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This is a fantastic opportunity is to work alongside experienced members of staff while learning to provide care for the children. You will receive full support of your apprenticeship training and any chance for internal opportunities.


  • Care for the needs of children aged between 6 months to 5 years old.
  • Guide, teach, extend and develop play and learning for children.
  • Help to provide a suitable, stimulating and purposeful indoor and outdoor environment
  • Provide activities that are engaging, purposeful and fun for children
  • Clean and maintain room and resources
  • Provide intimate care for children, assisting with changing clothes, feeding, changing nappies, wiping noises etc.
  • Follow policies and procedures set by the nursery
  • Use Tapestry to complete care diaries and observations
  • Attend out of hours Events relating to the nursery such as summer fair, Christmas fair, fundraisers etc
  • Ensure all children are recorded as arrived within the room and the numbers are kept updated according to children inside, outside or leaving the building.
  • Engage in our deeper knowledge programme for apprentices
    Adhere to the staff code of conduct e.g. punctuality, uniform, presentation, respect and professionalism.

About the Employer

We promote respect, understanding, equality and diversity for all, and use Makaton and pecs as others forms of communication within both rooms. We encourage children to build positive relationships and become confident social individuals. Children are supported to work alongside their peers, gaining independence, confidence and develop their ability to explore.

Things to Consider

1 hour unpaid lunch break, 1 day per week for study, 5 paid training days per year with in depth training on safeguarding, learning and development, 1 day per month to attend collage, DBS required.

Training to be Delivered

The Level 3 Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the workplace you will be expected to attend college 1 day a month, where you will gain knowledge and understanding of the working within the early years sector.

You will develop skills on the job where you will be supported by a workplace mentor.

An Assessor from Leeds City College will visit you on a regular basis to support your learning journey.

The Apprenticeship framework comprises of:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator

End point assessment:

  • Multiple choice exam
  • Professional discussion

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3 (A level)

Employer Name


Employer Address

LS26 0DB

Expected Duration

15 Months

Working Week

Monday to Friday

Weekly Hours

variable hours, between 30 and 40 hours a week, no later than 6pm only the odd weekend for events. Shifts to be confirmed.

Wage Amount

£8,236.80 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C or equivalent) Essential
Other Level 2 Early Years Practitoner (Grade Pass or above) Essential

Desired Skills

  •  Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

Personal Qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Customer care skills

Future Prospects

  • In house promotions such as assistant room leader or room leader.
  • Specialised job positions such as SENCO assistant, 1:1 practitioner, first aid lead, health and safety, key worker.
  • Opportunities to experience the younger or older children dependant on where first placed.

Date Posted


Leeds City College