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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Maritime Academy Trust

We are looking for passionate individuals who have an interest in childcare and are looking to begin their career in a school setting. Early Years practitioners, and other job roles such as nursery nurse, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 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

    Monday to Friday Daily hours to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

● To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both  indoors and outdoors, at all times.
● To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage 
curriculum that enables children to make individual progress.
●  To understand and work to school and nursery policies and                procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues                appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents and                emergencies.
● To undertake activities which ensure each child is working towards    the early learning outcomes.
● To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance        register, accident and incident book, risk assessments.
● To work as part of the Early Years Foundation Stage team to deliver  the best offer for each child in the nursery.
● To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the preschool aims and objectives.

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

  • The candidate will work toward completing a Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification that includes Pediatric first aid.
  • All training will be delivered remotely by LMP Education. 
  • The employer will give you time out of your working week to focus on your qualification. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time role considered on completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*-C (4-9)) Essential

About the employer

Millennium Primary is an Outstanding School located in the heart of the Greenwich Peninsula. We are a friendly, inclusive environment with a caring ethos. At Millennium we embrace diversity, encourage individuality and strive for excellence. We have a strong set of values, which are at the heart of everything we do. We firmly believe every child should be taught by only the best teachers and have the highest of expectations for achievement and behaviour.


Maritime Academy Trust


50 John Harrison Way


SE10 0BG

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Training provider




07511 878565

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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