A fantastic opportunity to join a great nursery with a unique approach to education Medua Bilingual Nursery are looking for new apprentices to join them towards becoming their next Educators and Teachers. You will be fully supported throughout your journey. You will contribute to the creation of a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all children, plus more.

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Closing date: 18 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 30 Hours a week, 1 x mornings 1 x afternoon shifts, exact hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To contribute to the creation of a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all children
  • To be aware of Rainbow Wood’s policies and procedures and ensure these are adhered to
  • To be responsible for the welfare of all children in your designated room, organising systems to ensure consistent, high-quality care
  • To be vigilant and protect children from harm or abuse, reporting any concerns immediately - in accordance with safeguarding, child protection and whistle-blowing policies
  • To understand child to staff ratio’s and ensure that these are maintained at all times
  • To reflect on practices and routines, tailoring them to meet the individual needs of each child throughout the day
  • To plan and set up a range of interesting To lead observations and the for the children and lead activities followed by observations for the assessment of children’s learning and development ensuring records are kept up-to-date, are of a high standard and are shared effectively - including sharing information for when needed to get the children the appropriate level of support if needed
  • To develop genuine bonds with key children and support and monitor colleagues to sensitively fulfil their key person responsibilities
  • To work in partnership with all parents/carers, building and maintaining relationships that encourage trust, open communication and involvement in nursery life
  • To contribute to the effective recording and resolution of any complaints or investigations, ensuring confidentiality at all times
  • To be professional and a good role-model to the children and other staff members at all times
  • To work flexibly as part of the larger team, assisting and supporting colleagues whenever required, in order to ensure the smooth running of the nursery
  • To be aware of the high profile of Rainbow Wood and refrain from irresponsible behaviour that could impact the company’s success
  • To attend reasonable out-of-working-hours activities, including training, staff meetings, parents evenings and special events
  • To respect and value all colleagues, children and parents, encouraging a positive and diverse working environment
  • To cooperate and work effectively with the management team, taking on additional responsibilities/duties and positively promoting developments in policies and procedures to team members
  • To undertake any other aspects of nursery, work according to need
  • To understand the workings of the companies' Safeguarding policies and procedures to effectively safeguard the children in your care

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

Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification, including Paediatric First Aid.

You will be fully supported by your workplace mentor and LMP education training provider. 

Training will be delivered remotely online through virtual sessions with your allocated tutor. You will typically have one training session a week, all assignments are submitted online through our platform smart assessor. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to be offered a full-time job upon completion, however this cannot be guaranteed.

Progression routes to higher levels.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English/ Functional Skills Level 2 (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths/Function Skills Level 2 (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

Children who go to Medua Bilingual Nursery get the tools and support they need for their healthy development. All activities are designed to adequately nurture the emotional, intellectual and physical growth of our kids. Through stimulating situations and learning opportunities, children are free to develop into bright minds.






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Training provider



Lily Snelling


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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