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Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship - Bush Hill Park Primary School Bush Hill Park Primary School

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 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Previous Experience to be considered and wages negotiated with Employer

    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 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 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 duty.
  • Obtain or have level 3 Paediatric First Aid Certificate

Apprentices without a Level 2 Functional Skills in English/Maths will need to achieve this prior to taking their EPA

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Practitioner 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, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths - English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You will be working with Sporting Futures Training, an Ofsted - OUTSTANDING Training Provider and National Award-Winning Training Provider Education and Childcare 2022 FEweek/AELP

About the employer

Our Vision - Be The Best You Can Be! At Bush Hill Park Primary School, we believe all children should be provided with opportunities and experiences that enable them to become the best that they can be. We are committed to providing a positive, safe and stimulating environment for children to learn, where everyone is valued. ‘Be The Best You Can Be’, reflects our understanding and belief that all children can achieve their full potential when provided with high-quality learning experiences based on a broad and balanced curriculum, along with unending pastoral support and access to guidance and care from our amazing pastoral team. We believe that education should take place in a fully inclusive environment with equal opportunities for all and that all children are taught to value religious and cultural differences. Our school sits at the centre of our local community with positive and effective links to the wider and global communities. Our Values We enable all children to ‘Be The Best You Can Be’, by providing key learning opportunities throughout our curriculum and also through teaching children through our values based approach. Our values are at the heart of all that we do for children at Bush Hill Park School and we have worked hard to ensure that they are not only embedded through our curriculum and behaviour system but also taught and referred to explicitly. Each individual child at Bush Hill Park School can confidently discuss our values; what they mean to them personally; how they help them access the curriculum and beyond and how they enable them to be the best that they can be.


Bush Hill Park Primary School


Main Avenue



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Training provider



Adam Baker

01438 791068

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please download and application form and return to: Any queries contact: Adam Baker - 07901 603292 or Jill Eaton 07901 603292

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Aug 2022