Apprentice Nursery School Early Years Educator Level 3 NURSERY HOUSE LTD

We are looking for an Early Years Educator Apprentice to join us. As an apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience of working within Education. You will promote equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practices and assist in activities and purposeful play opportunities.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.00 for 16-18 years old £7.00 for 19+

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7:30am to 6pm. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will work as part of a team to contribute towards the daily running of the childcare setting
  • You will ensure that all children attending the setting are kept safe and receive rich & stimulating play experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development
  • You will observe support and extend children’s learning
  • You will appropriately plans individual learning experiences for children under the EYFS curriculum
  • You will build and maintain effective partnerships with parents/carers and other family members

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. Please refer to the DfE list of approved EYE qualifications:

  • Specialist Early Years Tutors deliver training each week [via Teams online]. You provided with tasks from your tutor and weekly and required to complete assessments each week to provide evidence of your knowledge, competence and understanding of the apprenticeship standard
  • Quarterly reviews conducted by your skills tutor and your line manager
  • You will attend Teams online tutoring each week with one of our Early Year Skills Tutors
  • The Early Years Skills Tutors will visit you regularly to observe, coach and teach you skills, behaviours, and knowledge in line with the apprenticeship standard specifications
  • You will complete an End Point Assessment [EPA] conducted by an independent end point assessment organisation. They make the deciding decision on your final grade
  • Training will also include Paediatric First Aid

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT 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 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Minimum 4 GCSE including Maths and English, previous experience working with children under 5, flexibility to cope with the changing needs of the nursery and must have Level 2 Early Years qualification.

About the employer

Based in Gosforth, we provide a stimulating environment by supporting each child individually, working alongside parents to meet needs of the children. We aim to do this by following the EYFS development guidelines providing children with a variety of learning opportunities. We will achieve this by providing challenging activities led by qualified, skilled staff who are supportive and will support an apprentice into a potential career opportunity.




9 Moor Road South

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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Training provider



Kate Anderson


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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