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Level 3 Early years Practitioner Apprentice (Woodshed Forest school) JIGSAW (CROYDON) LTD

We are looking to recruit a new member to our team to work outside – whatever the weather. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to help shape and have a positive impact, not only our nursery but also you as an individual.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 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

    Contract Type: Full time (38 hrs per week – Mon-Thurs 7.30-6.00) Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    78 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy description

  • Be a lover of the outdoors willing to get muddy and wet
  • Provide the children with a safe, secure environment
  • Operate a key person system and liaise with parents, carers, and senior staff
  • Work as part of a highly motivated and professional team
  • Support Pupils to participate in forest Nursery activities that enhance their learning
  • Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation of pupil progress
  • Administration and Management of Resources
  • Promote the health & safety of staff and pupils participating in Forest Nursery’s activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to promote good practice in a professional manner
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • A caring, kind and approachable manner
  • The commitment to provide first class Forest School curriculum

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent grades C/4 English, mathematics and ICT skills

Future prospects

A career in childcare

Things to consider

We can offer:

  • A welcoming Nursery
  • Enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are eager to learn
  • Excellent career development
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Hardworking, motivated and positive colleagues
  • The potential of a permanent role on completion of qualification
  • The chance to specialise and undertake the forest school leader qualification.

About the employer

At the Woodshed forest school nursery, we know what it takes to enhance children's holistic development. Our unique approach to learning and magical woodland site makes The Woodshed more than just a physical Nursery School, it’s a life experience. We invite you to explore our dynamic and diverse community, and stop by for a visit at your convenience.




Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre

Featherbed Lane



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Training provider

JACE Training Ltd

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


sue cornish 02087738146

  • Level 3 in Early Years Educator
  • Functional skills level 2 in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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