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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship BRIGHT SPARKS PRIVATE DAY NURSERY LTD

A full-time vacancy has arisen in our wonderful setting for an inspirational apprentice Early Years Educator. A loyal, dedicated and highly qualified team will welcome and support you in your role to achieve outstanding outcomes for the littlest and most exciting members of our community.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Frid 40 hours a week To work between the hours of 7.45 - 6.30

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality care and activities for children which
    recognise both individual and group requirements.
  • Work alongside parents and other family members and
    make them feel welcome.
  • To be involved in out of work activities e.g., staff training courses.
  • Monitor, identify and evaluate areas of improvement.
  • Deliver childcare in a way that meets parents’ needs and work in partnership with them providing high levels of customer care at all times.
  • Interact and support children of all age groups as required.
  • Ensure the highest standard of child safety is always
    paramount within the nursery.
  • Complete relevant paperwork associated with the children
    and nursery requirements.
  • Candidates who wish to be considered for L2 are very
    welcome to apply as well.

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

The qualification you will achieve is a Level 3 Early Years Educator.

Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of level 2 in
maths and English, must achieve these prior to end point

Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be
planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet
the individual needs of the apprentice.

The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job
activities and training.

On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progressing to permanent ongoing employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 3 or equivalent (A-D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9 - 3 or equivalent (A-D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 - 9 or equivalent (A-C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 - 9 or equivalent (A-C)) Desired

Things to consider

Will involve some outdoor play activities.

About the employer

Bright Sparks Nursery is a homely run independent family run nursery since 1994. Outstanding in every area as assessed by OFSTED and set in tranquil, rural surroundings just off the A611 North Nottinghamshire.






NG18 5BN

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Training provider



The Learner Engagement Team

0330 002 6266

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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