Early Years Educator Apprenticeship HIGH LEGH PRE-SCHOOL NURSERY

A fantastic opportunity has become available to work for a small independent nursery set in the heart of High Legh Village, close to Knutsford and Lymm. You will support their development by supplying activities that will support and develop their individual needs, plus much more.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The salary is between £10,140 and £13,520 based on both a 30 and a 40 hour week • Onsite parking • Free breakfast • Refer a friend bonus. • Childcare discount

  • Working week

    3/4 days per week 30-40 (10hours per day 8am-6pm) 30 minute lunch break Working days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Once you are settled into the nursery, we will work with you to choose an assigned room
  • Your room leader will appoint you key children that you will be responsible for, you will support their development by supplying activities that will support and develop their individual needs
  • You will be responsible for completing your key children’s online learning journal and will be encouraged to gain strong parent partnership
  • You will support their care needs by making bottles (if appropriate) and help during mealtimes
  • You, alongside other staff members will take children out on walks to the local areas. You will need to ensure you are fully aware and comply to all policies and procedures
  • As we are a charity ran setting, we count on fundraising, therefore you would be expected to join in with extra activities such as summer fairs and breakfast with Santa

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

You would study at Warrington and Vale Royal College to work towards your Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship for a monthly workshop on a Friday. 

Training will include paediatric first aid qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be an opportunity for a full-time role on completion of the Apprenticeship for the right candidate. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Level 4 or grade C equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Children enjoy going out in all weathers; therefore, you must enjoy going outside no matter the weather. Wellies are a must the children will have you splashing in puddles!

About the employer

We are a small charity ran setting caring for children between 6months- 4years.







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Training provider



Hope Thomas



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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