Early Years Educator Apprenticeship BRENTRY & HENBURY CHILDRENS CENTRE LTD

Take an active role in the day-to-day planning and delivery of all aspects of care for the children in accordance with the Centre’s policies. You'll be supporting a large team in the supervision and growth of all our Children in a fun and engaging environment.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 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

    Between the hours of 8am – 5.30pm, Exact shifts and days to be decided.

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Take an active role in the day to day delivery of the all round care of the children in accordance with the Centre policies.
  • Support and maintain communication throughout the Centres.
  • Promote and value children’s experiences within an anti-discriminatory framework.
  • Foster respectful and warm relationships with children by taking part in activities with them.
  • Take an active role in arrangement of daily activities to meet the developmental needs of each individual child in your care.
  • Ensure high standards of care and encourage personal hygiene with all of the children being consistently observant of their general health and welfare.
  • Maintain a child centred environment, reviewing room layout, appropriate displays and play materials to ensure the environment is stimulating and attractive.
  • Be aware of and implement all of the Centre’s Policies including Child Protection, Equal Opportunities and Behaviour Management.
  • Work as a member of the team while accepting the individual responsibilities of the post.
  • Undertake training and regular appraisals as part of your personal and professional development.
  • Monitor the conditions of the toys and equipment in terms of health and safety and report any concerns immediately.
  • Work in compliance with the health and safety policy at all times.
  • Serve meals and prepare snacks for the children, supervise mealtimes and clear away afterwards ensuring children are eating and drinking adequately.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the nursery undertaking cleaning and laundry duties as required.
  • Undertake any other duties required in keeping with the aims of this post.
  • The post holder must all times carry out these duties and responsibilities with due regard to the Centre’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

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

You will work towards an Early Years Educator Level 3 NVQ. You will have a dedicated industry expert to guide and coach you through components of your programme and you'll experience a range of different learning opportunities.

  • Online learning and face to face training with Learn Plus Us'
  • Apprenticeship Trainers.
  • Meetings with your dedicated trainer.
  • E-learning.
  • Interactive Online Workshops.
  • Self-Guided research.
  • On-the-job instructions.
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring.
  • Personal development planning.
  • Manager Progress Reviews.
  • First Aid Qualification.
  • English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the course, candidates can apply for a range of qualified positions within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

The role is to work with children and their families to gain the best possible outcome for each individual child.

About the employer

Brentry and Henbury children’s centre is a centre in the north of Bristol. Our day care is a baby room (12 children places), 2-year-old room (20 children places) and 2 pre-school rooms (24 children place rooms). We have a high level of children with additional needs at the center that we support their individual needs with an enhanced ratio and working closely with the families.







BS10 6RG

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Training provider



Dmytrij Lymar


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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