Early Years Educator Apprentice LADYBIRD CHILDCARE LIMITED

The role includes assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children, keeping good records of the children and assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.

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Closing date: 16 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Early or late shifts, between the hours of 7.00am and 6.00pm).

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


  • To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key worker
  • To keep good records of the children
  • Maintain good relationships with parents and children
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • To be aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time position at the nursery and pathways for continuous professional development are available for staff to progress

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Creative, Must love children, Energetic, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C+) Desired

Things to consider

Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Ladybird Childcare is situated in the heart of Hazel Grove on the door step of the A6 and 192 bus route into Manchester and a 3 minute walk to Hazel Grove train Station. Within the setting is a large space, including an outside area that is used imaginatively by children and supported by practitioners to explore, create, learn and have fun.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Maxim Business Training


01625 410 000

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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