Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship LITTLE GRANGE NURSERY LIMITED

We are looking for people with a passion for childcare to join our amazing team. This is a great place to start your early years career and gain a full and relevant qualification. You will involve in providing the highest possible standards of care and education whilst meeting the requirements of the EYFS.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday nursery open 8am-6pm – you will work 8 hours a day on shift basis.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

•Ensure that the children are safe, secure and happy whilst they are at Nursery and ensure that they receive the highest possible standards of care and education whilst meeting the requirements of the EYFS
•Ensure child:adult ratios are maintained at all times.
•Build positive working relationships with colleagues, children and parents
•Implement ‘in-the-moment’ planning in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage and ensure activities are engaging and inspiring to develop curiosity in learning.
•Ensure daily nursery routines are followed.
•Observe, assess and record children’s development, completion of online learning journeys and daily feedback via the nursery’s management system, Famly.
•Maintain strong home/ nursery links with parents and families through effective written and verbal communication to maximise children’s learning and development.
•Ensure that all polices and procedures are understood and implemented at all times.
•Understand and implement all relevant risk assessments, communicating with management any health and safety issues in a timely manner.

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Learning journal to document 20% off-the-job training undertaken throughout the duration of the apprenticeship up until gateway
  • First Aid (organised by employer)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if GCSE 9-4/A*-C not achieved or equivalent)
  • End-point Assessment – Professional Discussion underpinned by portfolio and Knowledge Test

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be an offer of permanent employment for the right candidates.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Please complete the application form in full, this includes an accurate and detailed list of your qualifications. If you do not live near the employer address, please detail how you plan to travel/commute to the role, considering available transport and journey times.

About the employer

Little Grange is a brand-new 101 place Nursery facility for children aged 6 months –5 years, in the grounds of Bilton Grange Prep School and forming a part of the Rugby Schools group. The nursery is bright and open and has been designed to meet the needs of the children and staff who attend. We aim to provide an interesting and varied environment that sparks an interest in the children but then the staff bring these experiences to life and are able to expand on them. We have a dedicated HR team who support us.




Homefield Lane

Rugby Road


CV22 6QS

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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