Earn while you learn

Do you want to help change the world one child at a time?

An apprenticeship at LEYF offers you hands on experience and training in lively, diverse settings all while earning a salary.

We’re looking for people with:

At least a predicted grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and D/3 or above in Maths
● Energy, enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference

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


Think you’ve got what it takes? Get in touch 


As one of our apprentices, you’ll be a member of a passionate team enabling children to be the best they can be.


What’s in it for you?

● Work placement in one of our 30+ London nurseries
● 12 -18 month long programme
● 50 days training ​working with under 5s
● £9,000 annual salary (£750 per month) in year one
● 30% Oyster discount for year one
● Minimum wage in year two
● Guaranteed interview for Practitioner post upon successful completion of the course

Watch our video to get a taster of life at a LEYF Nursery

You’ll work in a fun and caring environment, with the time and space to build warm relationships with other staff and the children in your care.

The course is a great stepping stone to a rewarding career, as you join us in our commitment to change the world one child at a time.


“I feel as though my input and contributions are acknowledged and valued. I am also given opportunities to build on my knowledge and expertise”

LEYF staff member (Staff Survey)


“What struck me about LEYF was the immense opportunities for growth. Training has consistently been available which has really helped enhance my skill set.”

Natasha, Queensborough Community Nursery


“I know that LEYF is the company to give me a better future”

Skye, LEYF Apprentice



Send us your contact details and we’ll get in touch with the next steps.

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