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Early Years Apprentice Yeovilteenies Day Nursery

At Yeovilteenies Day Nursery we have a career opportunity for a person with a mature and enthusiastic attitude to work to take the first steps to a varied and rewarding role. Duties will include planning and creating activities for the children, dealing with their everyday needs and supporting them to learn.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

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

    Monday-Friday, shifts to be confirmed . This includes one day per week at Yeovil College.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Ensure that all children attending the setting are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development
  • Assist with the care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs
  • Play a part in their education, health and wellbeing and be able to build and maintain close working relationships with parents and colleagues
  • Inspire, plan and create learning activities for children under the EYFS curriculum including outdoor activities
  • Observe and keep an up to date record of achievement file on key children, for parents/carers, including learning logs and personal profiles
  • Respect the confidentiality of information received
  • Support all staff and actively engage as a positive member of the team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to support and encourage children within the nursery environment is essential
  • Some experience working with children
  • Good communication skills
  • Calm and organised

Personal qualities

  • To have a patient and caring nature
  • To be approachable, friendly and be able to communicate well and in a respectful manner to work as part of a team
  • To have a keen willingness to learn
  • Reliable and flexible
  • Strong passion and enthusiasm for children’s learning and development

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally GCSE maths and English grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent
  • Applicants without this will be considered but will need to undertake a functional skills programme at Yeovil College as part of their training

Future prospects

  • Possibility of full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

Yeovilteenies day nursery is dedicated to the needs of our children and parents.
We aim to ensure that you have every opportunity to contact us whenever you need to via telephone, email or face to face at the nursery.
The aim of Yeovilteenies Day Nursery is to provide good quality childcare, for children aged between 3 months and 5 years, for service and civilian personnel employed at Yeovilton. The building is purpose built to provide a safe and stimulating environment and has a large safe outdoor area.
The nursery is located at the little Yeovilton site, which is on the northern side of the B3151.
The premises and equipment have been inspected by Early Years Ofsted and comply with the Children Act 1989 and 2004.


Yeovilteenies Day Nursery


. Rnas Yeovilton


BA22 8HL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College


Emma King

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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