Early Years Educator Apprentice BOYS & GIRLS NURSERY (WATFORD) LTD

Our fun & friendly nurseries are looking for apprentices to join our amazing team. Play an active part in the children’s daily routine and learning experiences. You will also assist with safe, creative, appropriate play opportunities, preparing activities through an organised programme, consistently meeting legislative requirements and delivering outstanding standards.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will apprenticeship salary or, £9.50p/hour for candidates aged 23 and above.

    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 - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Can you:

  • Sing nursery rhymes with a smile, doesn’t matter if you’re not in tune?
  • Do the actions to twinkle twinkle little star?
  • Pretend to be an explorer on the moon?
  • Sit on a small chair and help with mealtimes?

Do you have:

  • A kind nature?
  • A fun sense of humour?
  • A washing machine so you can regularly clean glitter off your uniform?

Responsibilities and duties:

  • To support the room supervisor and nursery management with the daily running of the nursery
  • To assist with the full care of children, i.e. ensuring their physical needs (food & personal hygiene) are met
  • Assist with the provision of healthy/ nutritional snacks and meals
  • Assist with daily parent forms, observations and assessments etc

What we offer:

  • Fully funded Level 3 in Childcare
  • A supportive and knowledgeable team to guide you
  • A competitive salary
  • Paid bank holidays
  • Up to 25 days holiday per year
  • Annual bonus & pay review

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

  • Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification 
  • Apprentices must successfully complete the Apprentices must successfully complete a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework
    Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We are looking to grow and nurture our staff through the apprenticeship scheme to become a permanent member of staff going forward

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

How would you get to Watford?

About the employer

Boys & Girls Nursery is a private, family-run group in the south Hertfordshire/north London area for babies and children aged 3 months to 5 years and has been established for over a decade. Within a fun and nurturing environment, our highly trained team will help your child develop vital life skills. Our Learning through play ethos and individual learning programmes run through everything we do.







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Training provider



Anthony Lowe



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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