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Early Years Lead Practitioner L5 Apprentice

£25,000.00 annually
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

This position is ideal for a level 3 qualified practitioner who is looking to get their first exposure to management, with an award-winning Nursery!

Daily tasks would be the same as an Early Years Educator but the existing room leaders and deputies, will move aside to allow the apprentices exposure to managed tasks.

Taking on more of a lead role in the daily running's of the nursery. (With suitable support).

Interaction with infants aged 2, 3 and 4 years of age, and their parents at times, ensuring the highest standards of welfare and safety are a paramount part of the role.

Working in the outdoors, in all weathers, as that is what our children love, including being active and assisting or leading in these activities. Maintaining a level of safety but also ensuring the activities are engaging, educational and fun for all.

Maintain a can-do, hands-on attitude throughout each and every day at the nursery, prioritising the children and be able to adapt to changing situations.

Working efficiently, in a busy environment, alongside an experienced team.

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

The apprenticeship details:

You will receive support from both the employer (The Learning tree) and the training provider (LMP Education), to ensure you achieve your Level 5 Early Years Lead practitioner qualification.

All coursework and assignments are submitted online, through a platform called Smart assessor. You will have regular monthly reviews with your line manager and allocated tutor, to ensure you're on track.

You will receive the best support on the job, through a highly experienced team of staff at The Learning Tree, they will ensure you have full DBS, safeguarding knowledge and other CPD / training courses can be discussed should you wish.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Learning Tree are willing to invest their time and efforts into supporting apprentices with completing their Level 5 qualification, and should it work well they would look to offer a full-time permanent position upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Child care, safeguarding


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above or Level 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above or Level 2) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Early Years Educator (Grade Level 3 / A- Level or Equiv) Essential

Things to consider

The apprenticeship duration is approx. 26 months, so please ensure you are willing to fully commit to this length of time. Please check you are able to commute to the location in Isleworth everyday. DBS check may be required before starting the position. x3 positions available. Full time role (This is not a term time only role).

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