Child Care

Early Years Apprentice

  • London
  • Let Me Play
  • 35-40 hours per week


Let Me Play, established in 2004, is a group of companies focused on education and social impact, working together to bring about positive and sustainable change.


The various divisions of LMP serve schools, businesses and individuals across the UK through Wraparound Care, Alternative Education, Apprenticeship and Upskill Programmes.


At LMP we embrace all education pathways, recognising that the definition of success is unique to the achiever and believing in alternative methods of engagement such as sport and creative activities. We are a team of industry leaders who know the power of encouragement and positive influence and advocate healthy lifestyles and minds for all ages.


Are you looking for a career in Early Years? Have you always had a passion for working with children?


The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) are the UK’s largest childcare social enterprise. As a registered charity, we believe that our 38 nurseries across London have a duty to be a part of and support their local communities, to break down barriers by offering quality childcare to all local families.


We have now opened our 2019 Early Years Educator level 3 apprenticeship programme! We are recruiting motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious learners to join us. You will be based at one of our 38 nurseries in London and receive excellent training and support from our dedicated team.


  • At least a Grade C (4 or 5) in GCSE English OR Level 2 Functional skills in English
  • Minimum GCSE D (3) Maths or Functional skills Level 1
  • Energy, enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference
  • Passionate about education and children
  • Participate in your own development
  • Able to commit to a full apprenticeship programme

We can also take applications with a Level 2 (or lower) in childcare who want to work towards their Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification


What's in it for you?

  • Work placement in one of our 30+ London nurseries
  • 18 months long programme
  • 50 days training
  • working with under 5’s
  • £9,000 per annum
  • 30% Oyster discount for year one
  • NUS Apprentice extra card
  • Guaranteed interview for Practitioner post upon successful completion of the course

If you're interested, apply below or contact


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