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Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship - How Dell Day Care How Dell Day Care

Are you looking to start your career in the Education sector? If you are passionate about early years and education, then this is the role for you. The Early Years Educator develops knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work in a childcare setting, with the opportunity to take responsibility for leading childcare provision.

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

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Discuss at interview

    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

    Working week Mon - Fri Hrs to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 30 Weekly minimum wage £144.30 Wages discussed at interview • Expected duration 16 months • start date 01 Sep 2022 • Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Early Years Educators play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They will work as part of a team to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development, and care of children from birth to 5 years old.


An Early Years Educator:

·  Plans and supervises child initiated and adult led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child

·  Supports children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play

·  Has key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure

·  Observes each child and shapes their learning experience to reflect their observations

·  Meets the care needs of the individual child such as feeding, changing nappies and administration of medicine

·  Works in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child

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

Training is provided through a blended programme of individual and group training alongside virtual learning. The programme provides opportunities to share experiences with other apprentices and learn from experienced professionals. 

Training Topics include:

  • Understanding how children learn and develop
  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
  • Understanding the value of play in early years  

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship and End Point Assessment a Level 3 Early years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification will be achieved

Additional qualifications include :

Level 3 early Years Educator in the workforce (Cache - The Early Years Educators)

  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent dutyObtain or have level 3 Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Working towards Level 2 Functional Skills (where appropriate)What is the expecte


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression after this apprenticeship?

Practititioner in day nursery, nursery schools, reception classes and pre-school worker

Transferable skills invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

We are a unique 56 place Day Care within Howe Dell Primary School. Our Day Care opened in 2007 when Howe Dell School moved to the new building on our current site. Howe Dell is Hertfordshire’s first ‘eco-school’ with many eco features. Our eco ethos promotes sustainable living and introduces children to the importance of caring for each other and our environment. We have three wonderful rooms for our babies, toddler and pre-school children; all of which have experienced and qualified staff. Our staff are committed to providing high quality care and educational activities that promote and meet your child's individual needs. We have a fantastic outside learning area for children to play, explore and grow. We also have access to the schools facilities which include the school hall, library, music room, outdoor classroom, nurture room, king fisher island, and eco bus.


How Dell Day Care


The Runway,


AL10 9AH

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Training provider



Adam Baker

01438 791068

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Download and complete application form and send through to OR Contact Direct and an application form will be emailed through to you.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Dec 2022