Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship - Abbotts Nursery Group Abbotts Nursery Group

We are seeking enthusiastic, intelligent, academically competent and caring individuals to join our amazing team of Early Years Educators to support our outstanding early education programmes. You will play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

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, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Encouraging learning and development, through play and teaching 
  • Creating a secure environment, using imagination to help children to learn
  • Working with parents to support their children
  • Enabling children to build their literacy, language, and numeracy skills
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Understanding the Safeguarding and Behaviour Policy
  • Ability to conduct yourself professionally at all times whilst working in schools 

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

The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.

Prior to completion, the apprentice will undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA).

Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to completion of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will achieve these unless achieved previously.

Along with the apprenticeship standard, the apprentice will also achieve a Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce (Early Years Educator) (RQF) and a First Aid qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to lead to a full-time role and the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Physical fitness, Warm Personality


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

Things to consider

Candidate must successfully obtain a full DBS

About the employer

As a small, well established nursery in the residential area of central Cheltenham, our experienced, highly qualified staff provide a safe, happy, caring environment for children from three months to five years


Abbotts Nursery Group


Abbotts Nursery

49 All Saints Road


GL52 2HF


Intake Team


01543 711153

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023