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Childcare Apprentice Palm Tree Day Nursery Ltd

Have you got a desire to work with children and make a positive impact on their development? This is a fantastic opportunity for someone keen to start their career in childcare.

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

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 8.30am – 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a motivated, organised, hard working, dedicated and reliable apprentice to work within the nursery and train for their Level 3 certificate in childcare. Apply if you have the above attributes and are genuinely driven by a career within the childcare sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help to deliver play-based activities in line with the Early Years standard
  • Act as a buddy for a key worker, helping to ensure that the assessment, monitoring and recording of individual children's development takes place
  • Communicate children's progress to the manager, room leader and their parents
  • Assist with supervision of children at play indoors, outdoors and during meal times
  • Help to create a stimulating environment in which children are happy and engaged

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • To be honest and trustworthy
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Have a passion for working with children

Desired qualifications

GCSE English and Maths 9-3/A*-D or equivalent.

Future prospects

Full training is given. A robust induction and mentoring process is in place to support your quality of learning. Our nursery has been open for 8 years, we have successfully trained many students.

About the employer

Day Nursery.

At Palm Tree, our goal is to develop and stimulate your child intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially within a happy and calm environment, whilst promoting their confidence and independence through a well-balanced educational programme in line with the Early years foundation stage that meets the needs of each individual child. As the foundations for learning are established in these early formative years, it is our aim that children achieve their potential and develop a passion for life-long learning.


Palm Tree Day Nursery Ltd


Palm Tree Day Nursery, 1 Imperial Drive



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Training provider

Harrow and Uxbridge College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Uxbridge, Harrow College


Sanjay Pal

Apprentices will be required to attend college at least x1 day per week either at Uxbridge, Harrow or Hayes Campus completing necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship.

Our Account Manager, industry-trained assessor and Learning Advocate support apprentices to deliver our high-quality training programmes.

The apprentice will be required to complete:

  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours
  • Standard and End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (if required)

Other training will be provided by the employer as required to enable the fulfilment of the job role.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Oct 2021