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Apprentice Early Years Educator Julies House

Complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification at Julies House whilst gaining valuable experiences in a small progressive setting. We are a setting which values staff development and would be willing to support onward learning and study if you are interested – Apply what you learn whilst assisting in a high standard of care.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Working week to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To work as an active part of the team, involved in all aspects of our work including home visiting families to discuss each child’s individual needs.
  • To be available to attend staff meetings and ongoing training opportunities to enhance individual and team skills.
  • To support staff members and to join in with planning and the implementation of appropriate activities for children, relating to their age and stage of development.
  • Provide relevant feedback to other practitioners/key workers in the team,  and  parents/carers about individual children.
  • Ensure all records of development and learning are fully and accurately maintained.
  • Support the development of good practice with regards to additional needs and inclusion of children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds.
  • To gain an understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and promote good practice.
  • Be a key person.
  • Enjoy working in our open air environment throughout the year.
  • To assist in the provision of nursery offering a stimulating and enriched environment both indoors and outdoors.
  • Encourage children’s independence skills, self-motivation, and willingness to learn.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work as part of a small team, with good communication skills and professional approach
  • Literacy and numeracy skills which will support the candidate to develop skills for producing observations and reports
  • Good organisational skills
  • An awareness of health and safety
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and interested in building strong appropriate relationships with the setting – practitioners, children and parents
  • passionate about providing the best for children
  • willing to learn and develop skills to support their role
  • Willing to have fun, wrap up and work outdoors
  • Behaves in a professional manner at all times
  • Takes ownership and is willing to see things through
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of people from different backgrounds
  • Always willing to continuously improve and adapt to changing situations with resilience

Desired qualifications

  • Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment

Future prospects

  • Potential full-time job upon completion of the apprenticeship
  • Ongoing training will also be supported

About the employer

At Julies House we believe that care and education are indivisible and offer a curriculum which is structured around play; following each child’s individual interests, regular exciting adventures to various places in the community, and lots of fun. We provide all this in an open-air setting: a stimulating outdoor space complimented by cosy shelters and a warm welcoming kitchen, ensuring that children have access to a multi-sensory and movement rich environment and curriculum. 


Julies House



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College


Saffron Khan 01535 685118

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

Training to be carried out at Keighley College.

We will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days off site. We will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the standard, outlined below. We will manage the apprentices OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved. 

  • Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)
  • Award in Paediatric First Aid

College Attendance:

  • Will be required one day a week

Technical Competencies:

  • Supporting healthy lifestyles and physical care for children
  • Prompting and understanding children's well-beings
  • Understanding legislation in relation to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
  • Understanding and supporting and developing children's literacy and mathematical skills
  • Prompting childrens speech, language and communication
  • Promoting children's physical development
  • Promoting children's personal, social and emotional development
  • Supporting children with additional needs

Personal and people Development:

  • Working on your own as well as part of a team, seeking help and guidance when you are not sure

Health, Safety and Security:

  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
  • Adhering to legislations appropriate to the industry

Equality and Diversity:

  • Follow the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion

Functional Skills Qualification:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths

End point assessment:

Support learner with portfolio, multiple choice question exam, observation and interview with the end point assessor.


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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