Career Opportunities

We will advertise the latest vacancies available at Littleleaps:

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Vacancy- Apprentice Nursery practitioner 

Job Description- 

An opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to learn and grow into our busy setting. The successful applicant will ideally be an open, bubbly and enthusiastic character willing to learn alongside working with the children.

They will be required to learn how to provide high quality child care and planned activities appropriate to the age and stage of development of the child in a safe, secure and caring environment.

The successful applicant will need to have a basic knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage, with the ability to follow planning for groups of children and individuals; they will need to build key relationships with children as they will become a key person as they develop into a practitioner. Good communication skills, team work and initiative are essential.

Flexibility is a key requirement for this post as you will need to be available to work between the hours of 7.30am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday. Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure.

A full job description can be sent alongside application forms.

The hourly rate of pay will be reviewed after 1 years employment.

Our commitment to Safeguarding Children

At ‘Littleleaps’ we believe that every child has the right to be safe and that the welfare of children and young people is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and seek to ensure that all staff and volunteers work to achieve the best outcomes for them.

Responsibilities and Duties

You will be here to learn the basis of becoming a nursery practitioner and will have the opportunity to put all your theory into practice. your main duties in the beginning will be to ensure the children are happy at nursery and meeting all their basic care needs, as you progress into the position your responsibilities and roles will increase, a full job description will be sent alongside application forms to show what some of the duties will include.

Qualifications and Skills

An interest in a career in childcare, a natural affinity with children and willing to learn what the jobs entails are all key aspects we are looking for.

You will be required to complete your level 2 or level 3 qualification alongside the job role. and a minimum of GCSE C grade in maths and English will be required, this can also be completed alongside the course if its not already achieved.

Ongoing training will be given

If you are interested in any opportunities we encourage you to complete an application form. An application form can be downloaded from the link below or contact us where one can be emailed to you, once you have completed the form please return via email or return the form in person.




Gonerby Hill Foot


NG31 8HQ


01476 575205