Early Years Educator/Childcare Apprentice - Monksdown Primary Liverpool City Council

We are currently recruiting for an Early Years assistant to join our team to support with the smooth running of day to day nursery life. From feeding, nappy changes, playing and organising activities.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm (shifts vary).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ability to supervise pupils effectively, both in and out of school in line with the school’s behaviour policy
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in working relationship with young pupils and in forming effective professional relationships with a wide range of contacts
  • Supports children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play
  • Meets the care needs of the individual child such as feeding, changing nappies and administration of medicine
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Able to form and maintain appropriate professional relationships and boundaries with children and young people
  • Ability and willingness to work constructively as part of a team
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Ability to provide a good role model to young pupils
  • Ability to use your own initiative and work flexibly
  • Ability to support the ethos of the school

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

All learners will complete Prevent, Equality and Diversity, Mental Health, Nutrition and Hydration  and Safeguarding children training (Online) to be completed at the start of their qualification (BV).

  • GDPR (PDBA) online module
  • Learning disability awareness (PDBA) online module
  • Paediatric first aid awareness (PDBA) online module
  • Autism awareness (PDBA) online module
  • Introduction to early years foundation (PDBA) online module
  • Managing meetings (PDBA) online module
  • Paediatric first aid awareness (PDBA) online module
  • Infection control (PDBA) online module
  • How to recognise child development
  • How to observe and record on pupils participation and conceptual understanding
  • How to utilise curriculum
  • Observation and assessment
  • Risks to children and signs of abuse
  • All training is done onsite - NO college days, montly visits from tutor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full term permanent position with the nursery

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) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

You will be employed through LCC on behalf of the school


Liverpool City Council


2 Monksdown Road


L11 1HH

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Training provider



Ella Hudson



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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