Early Years Educator Apprenticeship COMMUNITY ACTION PROJECT

To respond to the needs of the local community in providing a childcare provision for children from 2 to 5 years, with diverse needs and backgrounds. To develop learning programmes and supervise the children's activities within the Day Nursery.

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Closing date: 01 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

    Mon-Fri; shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It may be reviewed from time to time to meet changing circumstances.

  • 1. To assist with all aspects of organising and supervising the children in the nursery
  • 2. To develop strong partnerships with parents/guardians, encouraging them to participate in their child's progress and development
  • 3. Carry out Risk Assessments
  • 4. To be responsible for the daily cleaning of own room and other areas specified by the Nursery Manager/Deputy/E.Y.L.P, on a rota, to ensure health and hygiene standards are maintained
  • 5. To be committed to equality of opportunity for children and their families and ensure their individual needs are recognised and met
  • 6. To support the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage to ensure the balanced and all round development of the children
  • 7. To liase with parents/carers and relevant agencies where necessary
  • 8. To keep adequate records as required by OFSTED and National Standards
  • 9. To ensure that all health and safety standards are maintained. This will include handling bodily fluids
  • 10. To ensure that equipment requirements and maintenance needs are brought to the attention of the Nursery Manager/Deputy/E.Y.L.P
  • 11. To attend staff meetings as required by the Childcare Manager
  • 12. To comply with the nurseries policies and procedures at all times
  • 13. Ensure a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • 14. To undertake such duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post and/or to assist the organisation in the fulfilment of its objectives
  • 15. Willingness to undertake on going training to improve skills and knowledge
  • 16. Assist with the collection and recording of nursery fees
  • 17. Any other duties deemed necessary by the Manager

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

This programme usually lasts 18 months depending on prior qualifications and experience. You will be working within childcare at a level where you will either be working on your own or supervising others. This course will allow you to build a foundation of skills which are needed to be successful.

You will work through a variety of modules to gain the experience and skills needed to succeed, including:

Understand children's early years education and development Implementing early years foundation stage Understand how to promote play and learning in the early years Support children's outdoor play

On successful completion of the course you will achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)
  • Functional Skills maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Apprenticeship Achievement Certificate

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You can progress into the roles of Supervisor or Nursery Teaching Assistant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Non judgemental, Patience, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Must hold a Childcare L2 Qualifications

About the employer

CAP is a centre based in West Bromwich which caters to the needs of the local community. It has a Nursery based inside which runs 5 days a week.




Cap Centre

Windmill Lane


B66 3LX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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