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Early Years Educator Apprentice Elmscot L:td TA: Woodlands Day nursery

A fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in the world of childcare. Offering a vibrant working atmosphere with passionate owners this is a great chance to work with children and make a difference.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00 - £280.00

  • Working week

    Hours between 7:30am and 6:00pm Monday to Friday to be agreed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have a position for an apprentice childcare practitioner in our busy childminding practice. You will be provided with on-site training and will work towards your Early Years Educator level 3 qualification.

All staff at Elmscot are devoted to creating a loving, happy and stimulating environment which responds to the needs of enthusiastic and curious little people. Each room has a designated Room Leader qualified to a level 3 or 4 grading. All staff are given the opportunity to undergo further training as it becomes available.

Apprentices must be self-motivated and have the passion and flair required to work in a very hands on environment. The successful candidate must be flexible and willing to work within the age groups from birth onwards. The practice can be caring for children all day up to a latest of 6:00pm. Your main duties will include.

  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker.
  • To keep good records of the children.
  • Maintain good relationships with parents and children.
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children sometimes on a one to one basis.
  • To be aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to.
  • Assist cooking
  • Monitor the Secure Outdoor Play Area
  • Help with Arts & Crafts
  • Monitor the Quiet/Sleeping Area
  • Assist with Books / Reading
  • Supervise Organised Outings


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Creative flair to inspire children
  • Patience

Personal qualities

  • Must love children
  • Energetic
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

Ideally qualified to level 2 with good standard of English and maths.

Future prospects

A full time position at the childminding practice and pathways for continuous professional development may be available for staff with potential of a full time position.

Things to consider

Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

About the employer

The Elmscot Group of Day Nurseries, Nursery Schools and Out-of-School Clubs, based in Altrincham, Cheshire, offers parents a choice of seven exceptional Day Nurseries: Elmscot Altrincham, Elmscot Broussa, Elmscot Chester, Elmscot Hale, Elmscot Woodlands , Poppies Kuntsford and Happitots Sale as well as seven Kids Collective Clubs based at primary and preparatory schools.

All Nurseries offer self-contained Nursery Schools, each led by qualified Early Years Teachers and post-graduate Early Years Professionals overseeing Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) education.


Elmscot L:td TA: Woodlands Day nursery


149 Stockport Road



WA15 7LT

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Macclesfield College


Maxim Business Training 01625 410000

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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