Early Years Educator Apprentice Tiny Tree Nursery & Out of School Club

This is an Apprentice role for a candidate who already holds a level 2 qualification. Implement and promote all Nursery Policies and procedures, undertake a proactive key person role, and build positive relationships with parents/carers. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 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

    Monday to Friday, between 7:30 am and 6:00 pm, shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Nursery Manager or Deputy Nursery Manager
  • Ensure children’s records are kept up to date
  • Act as a positive practice role model to ensure that the nursery values are maintained.
  • Maintain high standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness at all times
  • Ensure that all rooms and outside areas are clean and tidy after use
  • Liaise with parents and carers, keeping them informed of activities
  • Be sensitive and responsive to the needs of children, parents and carers as well as other members of staff
  • Work as part of a team
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with parents
  • Support a commitment to the theory and practice of equal opportunities.
  • Feedback any issues or opportunities identified around the site that could impact on the quality of care provided
  • Support the team in the upkeep of base rooms, displays resources etc
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times and ensure confidentiality is maintained
  • Be aware of the high reputation and uphold its standards
  • Attend and participate in out of work activities e.g. parents evenings, staff meetings
  • Be flexible with working practices of the setting
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line management

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

Early Years Educator Level 3 including a First Aid Certificate.

Apprenticeship training to take place in the work place.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression offered to the correct candidate, upon completion of their Apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4 and above) Essential
Other Early Years Practitioner Level 2 (Grade Pass or higher) Essential

About the employer

A well-established nursery for over 30 years, Newbank Day Nursery and Out of School Club is located within a beautiful, Grade II listed Georgian building set within an acre of mature gardens and stunning woodlands in the Royton area of Oldham. A leading provider of local childcare, committed to providing the best standards of care and education, Newbank . We also offer before and after School care along with our holiday club.


Tiny Tree Nursery & Out of School Club


Sycamore Lodge

7A Woodhouse Cliff



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Training provider



Nathan Finn


01706 631 417

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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