Early Years Level 3 Apprenticeship - The Avenue Day Nursery Aldbourne AMBER ROOTS & EMMA PALMER

The Avenue Nursery in Aldbourne have an exciting opportunity for a level 3 apprentice. The setting is located within an area of outstanding natural beauty and the village is richly scattered in old and historical buildings. With local visits to the library, care home and allotment on a weekly basis the nursery is very much part of the community.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 02 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 hours to be determined.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a level 3 apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your daily activities may include:

  • Planning and implementing fun and educational activities with the children 
  • Play alongside and with children to support their play
  • Supporting children’s creative and imaginative experiences 
  • Maintaining development records on key children 
  • Supervising children at rest times and at mealtimes 
  • Contributing to and promoting health and safety 
  • Ensuring the play area is clean and tidy at all times 
  • Working closely with parents and providing feedback on their child 

Useful Qualities to have

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient, and caring
  • The ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated
  • The ability to work using your own initiative

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

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

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training
  • Paediatric first aid

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to a higher qualification or full-time employment may be available after completing the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Creative, Communication skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. Minimum wage to increase in line with government guidelines.

About the employer

The Avenue Nursery Aldbourne, near Marlborough, Wiltshire, is located within an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village of Aldbourne is richly scattered in old and historical buildings and easily leads onto the B4192 and provides access to Swindon under 10 miles away and the A419 and Hungerford under 8 miles away and the A4. The nursery has local visits to the Library, care home and their very own allotment on a weekly basis the children and nursery are very much part of the community. The setting enjoy weekly visits from outside agencies that provide a wide variety of extra-curricular activities including French, dance and physical literacy. Aldbourne provides a very homely feel with friendly and welcoming staff providing care within a safe and secure environment. The nursery, built across 2002 and 2003 and first opening in July 2003 and caters for children age 3 months to school leaving age within 2 rooms. 




Unit 4 Warren Courtyard



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Oct 2023