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Apprentice Early Years Assistant B G N Family Centre & Nursery

An amazing opportunity to progress within a fantastic Childcare setting.

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Closing date: 10 Aug 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 39 Weeks per year

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • To be able to communicate effectively with children and parents attending the nursery
  • To contribute to the evaluations and assessments of the children’s needs, to ensure they are reaching their fullest potential
  • To be passionate about teaching in the EYFS, and be able to come up with creative ideas, that are challenge children within the setting
  • To be able to adapt practice and promote an inclusive approach for all children attending the setting including those with additional needs
  • To be responsible for setting up, preparing resources and tidying away after the day and re-setting for the next day’s provision
  • To be able to follow protocols of safeguarding, ensuring that all children are safe when in the care of the setting
  • To be responsible for record keeping and tracking of children’s development within the setting
  • To work and adhere to BGNs policies and procedures
  • To prepare and handle snack safely in the setting, and promote healthy eating
  • To be able to communicate effectively within the team, and other professionals/ agencies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An understanding of child protection issues and confidentiality
  • The ability to work with young children and their families in a sensitive and positive way
  • An ability to demonstrate: 
  • Initiative and enthusiasm 
  • Reliability 
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills 
  • Effective Planning and Organising skills 
  • Effective Time Management 
  • Flexibility 
  • Teamwork 
  • Confidentiality 
  • Judgement and decision making ability

Personal qualities

  • Caring nature with a desire to learn

Desired qualifications

A minimum of Grade 4 or above/equivalent in maths and English

Future prospects

Potential for a full time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company

About the employer

BGN Nursery offers places to children age 2 – 4years. Blackthorn Good Neighbours Nursery Opened in January 2015. Since then we have been able to give our local children and families fantastic opportunities. We aim at encouraging our children to become confident and happy learners…but most importantly we have lots of fun! We promote natural learning experiences, which often involve getting messy!


B G N Family Centre & Nursery


Blackthorn Local Centre



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northampton College


Grace Knight 01604 736249

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship – Early Years Educator (3)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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