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Early Year Education Apprenticeship MEADGATE PRE SCHOOL NURSERY LTD

Meadgate Nursery is registered to provide term time childcare for children from birth to 5 years. We are looking to recruit an apprentice to assist with the daily duties across the whole of the nursery whilst work towards your Childcare qualification and gain valuable experience.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 work between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday, there will be 20% study time within this. We are open 39 weeks a year term time.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To follow and implement the policies of the nursery
To work as part of a team and attend staff meetings and training when required
To be willing to learn at every opportunity by showing use of initiative.
To build relationships with the children and families who attend the nursery.
To take issues regarding confidentiality and safeguarding seriously and follow the settings procedures at all times

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Early Years Educator Apprenticeship, to include:

Level 3 Early Years Education qualification.

Health and Safety Level 2

Paediatric First Aid

Food Hygiene Level 2

The nursery continues to grow, and we would welcome our staff to progress within the nursery once their apprenticeship is completed.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to Level 5 foundation degree if desired.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Meadgate Nursery is a small privately run nursery in the grounds of Meadgate School. We are registered for 36 children and take children from 0 to 5 years from 8am to 6pm term time.




Meadgate Nursery,

Mascalls Way,

Great Baddow



Ann Claxton


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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