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Apprentice Early Years Educator - London - E16 1XE - Ref: ZH GOLDENSPARKS LEARNING LIMITED

Goldensparks Nursery & Preschool has a fantastic opportunity for a driven and passionate individual to join the team as an Apprentice Early Years Educator. Childcare Level 2 qualification required or if you have experience working with children before we will welcome your application.

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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

    You will be working Monday to Friday, which may change to cover the opening times of the nursery. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

The main duties for this job role are as follows:

  • Provide a full and varied plan of safe, entertaining, and creative play, to ensure each child reaches their full potential
  • Recording observations and updating individual children records
  • Put forward ideas for planning topics and activities
  • Check all toys and equipment in the nursery always considering health and safety
  • Ensure that all daily routines are followed
  • Prepare snacks for children within the setting
  • Adhere to all the nurseries policies
  • Ensure that confidentiality is always applied to children, staff, parents, and carers
  • Be responsible for setting up, carrying out and evaluating activities
  • Carry out activities and cleaning duties when required within the nursery
  • Ensuring the premises are clean and tidy in preparation for the following day
  • Attend regular meetings with other staff members
  • Flexibility to be shown by all staff, to cover in other rooms as and when required
  • Carry out any request made by the manager immediately 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills, ability to communicate on all levels (to children, carers, parents and or guardians)
  • Previous experience or qualification is advantageous 

Personal qualities

  • A happy, positive attitude and approach to work always
  • Ability to always use own initiative and common sense
  • To provide a caring environment for all children
  • A passion for working with children

Desired qualifications

Should you have already attained a level 2 qualification (or equivalent) and you are looking to progress onto level 3 ideally you will have GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

If you do not hold the level 2 qualification but have relevant and workplace experience then please do apply.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship placement, you may be offered a full-time position subject to the needs of the business.

About the employer

GoldenSparks Nursery was born to make a difference to children and ignite every child’s potential.

GoldenSparks stands for the golden shining light, the sparks of knowledge – one that shines the way for child development and creates the golden stars of tomorrow!

We are group of passionate educators with a shared purpose of delivering outstanding care and education and a bright start to every child’s early years!

GoldenSparks is open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.




unit 9


Greater London

E16 1XE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eden Training Solutions


Zoe Harrop 07764966274

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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