Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship ELIZABETH EARLY YEARS LTD

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 year's qualification while getting experience. You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprentices are paid £7.50 per hour on their first year and then go on the minimum wage for their age.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Morning Apprentice 07:45 - 13:15 Afternoon Apprentice 12:30 - 18:00

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Wood St Nursery is a warm and loving place. We believe in being children’s advocates and allies on their journey to growing strong, communicating effectively, and becoming capable and resilient. We believe that nurturing children means building good relationships with their families and creating a strong happy staff team. We have extensive training and experience and know that children learn best through warm relationships with skilled practitioners in a rich and exciting play environment.







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Training provider



Courtney Pring



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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