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Apprentice Early Years Assistant MAMA BEAR'S DAY NURSERY LTD

If you are looking to enter into a career in childcare, then an apprenticeship with Mama Bear’s Day Nursery and Pre-school could be for you! Level 3 Early Years Educator

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

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shift work. 7am - 4pm, 8am - 5pm, 9am - 6pm. Includes 1-hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

At Mama Bears, you will be working towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months!

As an Apprentice you will be trained to undertake the same responsibilities as an Early Years Practitioner (Nursery Nurse).

  • You will work as part of a team planning, monitoring and evaluating activities for children from birth to approximately five years of age
  • You will be responsible for the care and education of the children in the room within a key person structure
  • Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of the children in the room at all times is essential
  • You will work to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework
  • To support qualified staff with daily routines in the nursery
  • To learn the skills of a nursery nurse, (on the job), working practically as part of the team
  • To learn how to provide high quality childcare to our children
  • Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play
  • To never be left unsupervised with the children
  • To gain a good understanding of child development and how this is important when caring for children
  • To contribute/complete children’s observations and records when required
  • create consistency
  • To build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external professionals

Mama Bears Nursery are holding a recruitment event in April! Please apply below to be considered for the role 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team working skills
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • You must be enthusiastic
  • You need to have a keen interest in the childcare Industry and be dedicated to working towards your Apprenticeship

Desired qualifications

You need to have at least a C/4 grade in GCSE or equivalent in math's and English.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and learning.

Things to consider

From the 1st April 2021, Mama Bears wages for Apprentices will increase to 7.50 per hour!

You do not need any previous experience to apply to work as an apprentice!

Because of the nature of this job it will be necessary for an enhanced criminal record disclosure to be undertaken.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are required to share this commitment.

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

We are a family run childcare organisation based in the South West with day nurseries. Our nursery group has grown on our reputation of outstanding and affordable childcare available to all families. We're passionate about providing babies, toddlers and preschool children with the best start in their early education and work diligently to ensure that this results in safe and happy children in our care. At Mama Bear's enjoyment and fun are linked with discovery and learning. Staff are sensitive and responsive to the individual needs of each child.





Whiteway Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Early Years Educator Level 3
Functional skills in maths, English & IT 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2021