Apprentice Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) Parklands Private Day Nursery Ltd

Want a career working with children? Have you complete your Level 2 and are looking to start your Level 3? Then is a great opportunity to work in a wonderful private day nursery based in Lydiate area.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 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

    35 hours per week Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be trained to work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children receive high quality care and an enriching experience as part of the EYFS.

Duties will include:

  • Help support the provision to be an inclusive, secure learning environment for young children.
  • To maintain effective relationships with parents, carers and staff in order to meet the needs of children.
  • To contribute to the assessment of children's needs and care to support their development.
  • Help maintain records and ensure personal files are kept to a high standard.
  • Ensure the nursery is cleaned and tidied

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work well with others and carry out tasks under supervision.
  • To be able to communicate effectively and to have experience working within a childcare setting.

Personal qualities

  • To be patient, reliable and willing to participate in training and development.
  • To be able to communicate with children, parents and carers.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally candidates should have obtained GCSE (or equivalent) at grade C and above in Maths and English.


Future prospects

The right candidate could become fully qualified as a Early Years Educator

Things to consider

This a demanding yet rewarding position. Would suit someone with a passion for working with children.

About the employer

Parklands Day Nursery is one which combine the qualities of a happy atmosphere and a stimulating environment. (Private Day Nursery offering education for children aged 0-5 years. Following the EYFS standards).


Parklands Private Day Nursery Ltd


Parklands Business Centre

Broad Lane


L32 6QG

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Training provider

  • Training will be provided by Northwest Community Services Training Ltd. 
  • Training will include support sessions tailored to individual needs that include Maths, English and ICT.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd

Other information

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. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017