Early Years Educator Apprentice Alderley Day Nursery

The role includes planning and supervising child initiated and adult led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child, supporting children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play and being a team player.

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Closing date: 16 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    4 Days working alongside. Practitioners in the nursery + 1-day study time. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 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


  • Undertake relevant training and development
  • Develop an understanding of Montessori Philosophy
  • Assist in the maintenance of the prepared environment, both indoors and outdoors
  • Work alongside and support other team members
  • Uphold confidentiality of information received regarding children, parents and team members
  • Promote a positive attitude towards both the nursery and the children at all times
  • Attend monthly team meetings
  • Undertake certain domestic tasks

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Pediatric 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

Full-time position for the right candidate upon successful completion of this apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Motivated, Passionate, Reliability, Commitment


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

Things to consider

We are located in a rural area with on-site car parking. There is a bus-stop close by with buses running from Macclesfield and Congleton, however candidates must check and confirm their travel options before applying.

About the employer

We are a Montessori nursery located in the semi-rural location of Nether Alderley. We have a beautiful setting and pride ourselves on our expansive outdoor provision and our specific Montessori philosophy. We are rated Outstanding by OFSTED and accredited by the Montessori Schools Association.


Alderley Day Nursery





SK10 4TD

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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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