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Apprentice Early Years Educator - Nether Edge , Sheffield - S7 1HQ - Ref: ZH Scallywags Ltd

Scallywags Nursery 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

    Monday - Friday, shifts will be discussed at the interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Following appropriate policies, procedures and systems ensuring the educational, social, physical, emotional, health and welfare needs of the children are always met
  • To become involved in children’s activities to stimulate and extend their learning
  • To demonstrate sensitivity toward children and families within the facility
  • Assisting in the admission and induction of new children
  • Assisting in the maintenance of all necessary records to meet internal, E.Y.D.C.P and Ofsted requirements
  • To take an active role in the promotion of excellent health and safety practices
  • To respond effectively to any health and safety issues that may arise, and report any necessary matters
  • To participate in training and meetings as requested by the Management Team
  • Performing any other duties equal with the general nature of the position requested by the Management Team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate with children
  • Professional
  • Team player
  • Creative

Personal qualities

  • Patient
  • Enthusiastic
  • Caring
  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Trustworthy
  • Energetic

Desired qualifications

  • Level 2 qualification in Childcare (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience working within a childcare environment

Future prospects

  • Potential to progress into future employment upon completion

About the employer

Scallywags Day Nursery based in Sheffield and boasts some of the finest childcare provisions the city has to offer. The warm, friendly and professional staff are on hand to ensure that each child is given their own development programmes, each child is treated as an individual.

Scallywags Day Nursery, Holiday and Out of school club has recently undergone an Ofsted inspection and achieved a Good status with elements of Outstanding practices.

If you feel you can contribute to the success of Scallywags and its practices, please apply. For further information on Scallywags and its services click the weblink provided.


Scallywags Ltd



Moncrieffe Road


S7 1HQ

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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 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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