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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship HONEYPOT NURSERIES WESTON HILLS LTD

An Early Years Apprentice is required at our busy nursery in Weston Hills just outside the market town of of Spalding. The vacancy is working with children aged 3 months to 5 years. You will be supported within your apprenticeship with training at Riverside Training (Spalding) Ltd.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 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, flexible working hours between 08:00-17:30

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Interacting with the children
  • Helping prepare snack times
  • Assisting with the supervision of outdoor play
  • Preparing learning areas
  • Supporting the children during play and learn
  • Teamwork

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

Training will be provided by Riverside Training (Spalding) Ltd. Training is work based meaning you spend the majority of time within the workplace but will be released into the centre periodically if needed.

During this apprenticeship, you will work towards learning the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours of the Early Years Educator Standard and you will work towards the Level 3 Diploma for the Early years practitioner (Educator) Paediatric First Certificate and functional skills in English and maths as required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To gain your qualification as a qualified early years educator, with the possibility to progress to a full-time job, subject to interview

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English grade C/4 (Grade Maths grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can attend in a safe and timely manner Due to the high number of applications, we may close this vacancy sooner, therefore your early application is advised.

About the employer

Honeypot Day Nursery & Pre-School is situated in the village of Weston Hills, near Spalding, Lincolnshire. The setting opened in 2008 in the old primary school following the construction of a new modern building nearby. The setting was opened by 2 local parents and as parents themselves they recognise the importance of providing high quality affordable childcare in a local community. Honeypot Nursery feels passionate about the role and expect high standards from each and every one of their team, thus ensuring they can provide good Early Years Education to each and every child that passes through the setting.







PE12 6DQ

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Training provider



Susan Bulbeck


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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