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Early Years Educator Apprentice SUNBEAM DAY NURSERY LTD

Nursery Apprentice at Sunbeams Nursery in Downend. We are looking for someone to train with us, someone who can learn on the job. This will include being with children between 0-5years, observations, planning activities and much more.

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Closing date: 05 Feb 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

    Full-time - 32 hours plus study time at home or at work. Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Training
  • Cleaning
  • Observations and assessments
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Planning activities
  • Interacting with babies and young children
  • Engaging in a wide range of day to day tasks and activities
  • Supporting staff
  • Building relationships with children and families
  • Eventually taking on Key Children
  • Using Tapestry
  • Thinking of and sharing new ideas

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

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • A First Aid qualification
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time employment
  • Further training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Initiative, Ability to adapt, Interest in Childcare, Want for supporting children, Punctual, Enthusiasm, Positivity, Confidence, Wanting to work hard


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4 / C) Essential

Things to consider

• Uniform provided • Can have lunch with the children • Holiday entitlement • Family environment • Staff bonding events

About the employer

We value children’s happiness and development equally. We want children to be happy, healthy and thrive during their time spent at Sunbeams. We want them to feel safe and confident in their own ability. We will help you to raise curious, social and confident young people, whatever is happening in the world.






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Training provider



Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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