LEYF Apprenticeship

LEYF Apprenticeship


Nurture, Pioneer, Grow

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

We’re looking for people with:

  • – At least a Grade C (4 or 5) in GCSE English and Maths OR Level 2 Functional skills
  • – 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 are working towards their Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification.


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As one of our teachers in training, you’ll be a member of a passionate team being supported by our dedicated Learning & Development department and nursery managers.

  • – Work placement in one of our 39 nurseries across London
  • – 18 months long programme
  • – 50 days training
  • – Working with under 5’s
  • – Competitive salary
  • – 30% discount for weekly or monthly travel cards
  • – NUS Apprentice extra card

Guaranteed interview for Practitioner post upon successful completion of the course.

What do our Apprentices say?

Join the LEYF Apprenticeship Programme!

An apprenticeship at London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) offers you hands-on experience and training in lively, diverse settings all while earning a salary. We are recruiting motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious learners to join one of our nurturing environments. This course is a great stepping stone to a rewarding career in childcare. Read More