Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship HAPPY LITTLE DOVES LIMITED

We have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring apprentice to join our team. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are ambitious and want to gain an early years qualification while getting hands-on experience. You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Statutory holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays. Paid birthday day off. Sick pay. Trainings available. In-house employee bonuses.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or 9am to 6pm. Shorter week e.g. Monday to Thursday 8am to 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents to provide the best service for our families. 
  • Ensure that every child's wellbeing is met by providing a thriving and safe environment. 
  • Safeguarding all children in the setting and making sure any child protection concerns are always appropriately acted upon immediately. 
  • You will observe, monitor and support delivering activities and learning experiences linked to the EYFS. 
  • Ensure children’s progress and achievements are regularly and effectively assessed and recorded. Including any activities, meals served and medication administered. 
  • Meet the needs of individual children, having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures, and medical histories. 
  • Learn and maintain high standards in the nursery. 
  • Support and serve food to children, ensuring any special dietary requirements are met at all times. 

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship 
  • NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce 
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid OR Level 3 Award Emergency Paediatric First Aid 
  • Apprentices will achieve a qualification which has been approved to count towards the EYFS Level 3 child to staff ratios 
  • Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English, if required 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have finished the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity to continue working for the same company and progress on to Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner, EYITT, ECT or Level 3 Early Years SENCO.

Early Years Educators are found in a range of settings including day nurseries, playgroups, nursery schools, pre-schools, kindergartens, primary schools, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision, giving you a broad range of employment opportunities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

It's a brand new private family-run, Eco-friendly nursery located in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, London. The nursery has 4 rooms by the age and stage, and 2 amazing outdoor gardens for children to play and learn. The nursery follow strong Forest School ethos and we are practicing to implement Montessori teaching method, where each room has set Montessori style activities and resources. We run 50 weeks a year with two week closure.






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Training provider



Courtney Pring



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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