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Childcare Apprentice (Buttercup Barn) Cranbrook Independent Nursery & Pre-School

A great opportunity to join this Independent day nursery as an apprentice, this setting is based in Haywards Heath. They are looking for an applicant who is hardworking and has a keen interest in childcare.

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Closing date: 01 Jan 2023

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 min 40 hrs including workshop to be agreed (to be worked on a shift rota TBA)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

A great opportunity to join this Independent day nursery as an apprentice. They are situated in Haywards Heath; Buttercup Barn and they are looking for an applicant who is interested in childcare.

The role will include:

  • Assisting the children during mealtimes
  • Care and play with the children and ensuring they are in a safe and clean environment
  • Keeping children safe
  • Keeping work areas clean and tidy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To listen and take instruction well
  • To be a good timekeeper
  • To be a good communicator
  • To work well as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • To have a "can do "attitude
  • To be energetic
  • To be enthusiastic
  • To abide to Health and Safety regulations
  • To enjoy working with children
  • To have a calm nature

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent qualifications grades A*-C/9-4 in English and maths.

Future prospects

To gain your childcare Level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

Travel to work.

About the employer

This is a great opportunity with a well-established children's nursery and pre-school group - This setting in Haywards Heath offers care and to educate children. This Apprenticeship is a wonderful start for someone wanting to work with children and learn all about the care and guidance that a child needs in their early years.


Cranbrook Independent Nursery & Pre-School


Buttercup Barn

Haywards Heath Road

Haywards Heath

RH17 6NL

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Training provider

JACE Training Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Jace Training & Assessment


Sue Cornish 02087738146

Training to be provided by JACE Training

Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification. Please refer to the DfE list of approved EYE qualifications:

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment.  For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirements are Entry Level 3, and the British Sign Language qualification is an alternative to English qualifications for apprentices for whom this is their primary language.

Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) Or complete a first aid course delivered by one of the following types of organisations as per the EYFS requirements. Voluntary aid society, member of trade body with an approval and monitoring system, or acknowledged by the Health and Safety Executive

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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