Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship Castle View Nursery

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 and ensure children’s progress and achievements are regularly and effectively assessed and recorded including any activities, meals served and medication administered.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,785.92 to £17,338.88

    Wage can vary dependent on age and experience.

    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 between 9am-6pm, rota based hours.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 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 environmentSafeguarding all children in the setting and making sure any child protection concerns are always appropriately acted upon immediatelyYou 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
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

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

To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. To ensure that the preschool nursery is a safe environment for children, staff, and others. To developing partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development. To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Deputy Nursery Manager/Nursery Manager. To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship. To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, always. To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), curriculum that enables children to make individual progress. To help ensure the preschool nursery always meets Ofsted requirements. To understand and work to preschool nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints, and emergencies. To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes. To be a key person. To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g., daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments. We are a GOOD with OUTSANDING features we are charitable Nursery that has been open for 6years. Castle View Nursery dedicated to providing individual care and education for children. We pride ourselves on our family orientated environment in which our parents are also invited to be involved every step of the way. We aim to provide a warm and nurturing environment in which each child can flourish and reach their full potential.


Castle View Nursery


108 Colthurst Crescent

N4 2FD

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Training provider



Courtney Pring



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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