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Apprentice Early Years Educator SHIBDEN HEAD DAY NURSERY LTD

We are looking for someone who is passionate about a career working within early years. You must be a quick leaner who is able to work as part of a busy team and alone, using your initiative. Full training and support will be given in house and online through our e-learning provider.

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

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Closing date: 31 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

    Over 4 days (10.5hour days). 30mins lunch each day, days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working alongside the team of early years practitioners. responsibilities will include:

  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Complete Mandatory training
  • Caring for children between 0-5years at the nursery site
  • Planning and carrying out a wide range of stimulating activities
  • Completing written observations
  • Communicating with colleagues
  • Communicating with the children and their families
  • General day to day cleaning
  • Nappy changing
  • Preparing snacks
  • Preparing formula milk and feeding babies
  • Comforting distressed babies & children
  • Attending to basic first aid needs, by showing care and compassion. Working alongside a mentor, with regular 1 to 1s
  • Completion of college work in line with units set by college tutor

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

The successful candidate will work towards a level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time career working in the early years sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Good work ethic, Excellent punctuality, Excellent attendance, Willing to learn, highly motivated, Passionate, Friendly and approachable, Quick and eager to learn, Professional attitude, Excellent self-motivation, Strong support unit


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

About the employer

We are a busy family-owned Private Day Nursery in the heart of Queensbury Village. We pride ourselves on providing quality care for all our children and families. We are able to deliver this through a highly skilled and trained workforce. The health and well-being of our staff, our parents and our children is of upmost important to us. We care for children from birth to five at our nursery site, and all primary school aged children at our Out of school club site.








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Training provider



Madeline Oxby


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through the link, where you can upload your CV, so we can contact you with next steps.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022