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Childcare Apprenticeship Level 3 The Old Forge Day Nursery Ltd

Are you level 2 qualified or have experience in childcare? If so, this is a great position for someone passionate to progress to level 3. The role will involve planning and delivering fun and educational activities for children whilst taking care of the children's developmental and personal needs.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 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 to Friday. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    25 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a level 3 apprentice, you will be a key member of the nursery team. 

Your daily activities may include:

  • Planning and implementing fun and educational activities with the children
  • Play alongside and with children to support their play
  • Supporting children’s creative and imaginative experiences
  • Maintaining development records on key children
  • Supervising children at rest times and at mealtimes
  • Contributing to and promoting health and safety
  • Ensuring the play area is clean and tidy at all times
  • Working closely with parents and providing feedback on their child

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality, who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • The ability to work using your own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient and caring
  • The ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications

  • Good Numeracy - A-C (8-4) Grades in maths or equivalent is desired but not essential
  • Good Literacy - A-C (8-4) Grades in English or equivalent is desired but not essential
  • Level 2 childcare or experience of working in a childcare environment

Future prospects

There may be the opportunity to continue your employment at the end of the level 3 apprenticeship.

About the employer

Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted, we are looking for a Nursery Nurse Apprentice to join our exciting, progressive Nursery and Forest School.

Set in the picturesque village of Findern, we offer our children an exciting opportunity to access a wide variety of inside activities, as well as the opportunity to explore outside with our fabulous garden, including a mini forest for our Forest School programme, along with nature walks in the local area.

The Old Forge Day Nursery is a family run Nursery that promotes a fun and homely environment for both children and staff. We are continually exploring new and innovative ideas and projects such as our Baby Room Project for our under 2’s staff which enlightens practitioners and parents about their baby’s brain development, empowering practitioners working with young infants to be confident and passionate about their vital work.


The Old Forge Day Nursery Ltd


The Old Forge

The Green


DE65 6AA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd


Kellie Greenway 07879554914

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills level 2 in maths and English, if applicable

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy, please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the Aspiration Training Limited website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to Aspiration Training Limited, you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Nov 2022