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Early years Nursery Educator Level 3 Pumpkin Patch

Our client is a Reggio Emilia inspired Nursery and they are seeking Nursery Apprentices to start their long-term future career. The Brighton and Hove nurseries are graded as outstanding from Ofsted and they are a rapidly expanding company. The nurseries have a strong professional team who are passionate about giving the best start in life.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days to be worked: Monday - Friday Start & End times: TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • You will train alongside a team of long-standing qualified staff at an outstanding childcare setting based in Brighton
  • Working together with the rest of the early years team providing high quality care for children
  • Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the nursery
  • Support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain accurate children’s records
  • Develop a good understanding of Safeguarding Policies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have good communication skills and be able to work well within a team
  • You will need the skill to adapt to the different areas in the nursery
  • You must be able to use your own initiative
  • The candidate will use their own initiative in giving ideas, supporting different activities and interacting with the children, with full supervision and encouragement provided

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grades A-C (8-4) or equivalent in English and maths

Future prospects

  • Potential to become a permanent member of staff 

About the employer

We are committed to child development and we’ve drawn inspiration from the Italian 'Reggio Emilia' approach as well as the Scandinavian 'Forest Schools.' We’ve travelled and studied in both Italy and Sweden to explore how these world renowned approaches can challenge what we offer and develop Pumpkin Patch's outstanding practice. 


Pumpkin Patch



Preston Drove



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Training provider

Next Step Apprenticeships

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Next Step Apprenticeships


Frankie Denahy 01273 063769

This Level 3 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship course is for anyone interested in building a career in the children and young people’s workforce. 

  • Diploma
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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