Nursery Practitioner Apprentice LITTLE WIZARDS PRE-SCHOOL LTD

We are looking for an apprentice Early Years Educator Level 3. If you are enthusiastic about child development and have an eagerness to learn more about childcare, in a supportive and stimulating environment, you could be just the person we are looking for.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your lunch hour is paid and a meal is provided. Your DBS cost is also paid and we offer continuous training in addition to your apprenticeship training which is also paid for.

  • Working week

    9.00am - 5.00pm, four days a week, your fifth working day will be spent completing off-the-job training. Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Welcome the children into setting
  • Find out how they are feeling and their interests for the day
  • Setting up activities based on their interests
  • Helping the children during mealtimes
  • You will be outside with the children every day whatever the weather
  • Caring for the children's personal needs
  • Writing up diaries and observations
  • Working alongside colleagues
  • Cleaning the room and garden at the end of the day
  • Setting up ready for the following day

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

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • First Aid

Throughout your apprenticeship, you will have visits from your assessor mentor in the workplace. You will create a portfolio of resources and evidence which will be used to support the End Point Assessment (EPA) which will comprise of a multiple-choice knowledge test and a professional discussion.

You will also attend the Buxton Campus with other apprentices every 6 weeks for an activity day, college transport is available. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is potential for permanent employment with us on the successful completion of your apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Reliable, An interest in the industry, Ability to learn from peers, A desire to learn


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

Things to consider

You need a genuine interest in childcare, and must be a strong and supportive team player. Please consider how you will get to work each day.

About the employer

We care for children aged 6 months to 5 years from 8.30am to 5.30pm weekdays, term time only. We aim to create a stimulating, safe environment where children are able to explore and express themselves. so that each and every child thrives and blossoms, preparing them for their next steps on the learning journey.







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Training provider



Apprenticeships Team


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023