To work with children 6 months to 4 years in a nursery catering for children between the ages of 6 months and 4.5 years. The nursery is divided into Baby, Toddler and Pre-school units. There is the opportunity to work with all age groups within a friendly team

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprentices are paid £6.50 per hour

  • Working week

    38 Hours a week 5 Days - negotiable Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm All apprentices must work at least 30 hours per week and no more than 40 hours if they are aged 16-18. Apprentices that are 19 or older can work above 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To assist in the organisation of areas specified in order to support, challenge and extend a child’s care and learning
  • Assist in maintaining a consistent daily routine to ensure that children have opportunities for individual and group activities
  • Maintain respectful and genuine interaction with children
  • Take part in meetings in order to assist in long, medium and short term planning
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Recognise, record and report any child protection issues according to internal procedures
  • Pay due regard to health and safety issue
  • Work within the Kindergarten’s policies and procedures
  • Work under the supervision of Room Leaders and Managers
  • Supervise toileting, hand washing
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene
  • Assist in outings
  • Assist in other duties as requested by supervisors

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

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Paediatric first aid qualification.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are able to offer employment after completion of the apprenticeship to a suitable candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can attend in a safe and timely manner

About the employer

The Mulberry Kindergarten is a well established setting with a very good reputation. We are based in South Norwood. We cater for children from 6 months to 4.5 years. We are Ofsted registered. We offer children a ‘home from home’. You would be joining a team of friendly and very committed workers.






SE25 5BU

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Training provider



Mark Scrimshaw

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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