Early Years Educator Apprentice. Olive Tree Nursery Ltd

Early Years Educator Apprentice required to work with a long standing team to develop your career in a popular nursery.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    32.5 Hours per week (8:30 - 3:45 Mon - Fri)

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    09 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Interacting with children
  • Maintaining display boards
  • Preparing snacks
  • Accompanying children to the toilet
  • Helping with laminating and photocopying
  • Writing observations
  • Planning for the children
  • Preparing for activities
  • Setting up before sessions and helping with cleaning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Candidates should had knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures.

Personal qualities

  • Honest.
  • Hardworking.
  • Cheerful.

Qualifications required

  • Level 2 Childcare qualification or equivalent- ESSENTIAL.

Future prospects

Possible future career within the nursery.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Olive Tree Nursery in Burnley is a homely, stimulating and child-centred early years environment conveniently located on Colne Road. Our happy Nursery supports the learning and development of children aged 2 years to school age (5 years old), ensuring your child gets the individual care and attention that they deserve in their early years.


Olive Tree Nursery Ltd


63A Colne Road


BB10 1LJ

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Training provider

Apprenticeship programme of work based learning where you will gain the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Be Safe Booklet

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by RWP TRAINING LIMITED


Michelle Chambers 01706 260914

Employer's Application Instructions

Click on the apply now button at the top of the page, quoting reference CYPWL04

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Sep 2017