Early Years Educator Apprenticeship BRIGHT SPARKS PRIVATE DAY NURSERY LTD

An exciting opportunity to work as you train in an Outstanding Nursery set in rural surroundings. We offer training pathways from Levels 2-5. Provide high quality care and activities for children which recognise both individual and group requirements.

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Closing date: 18 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 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

  • Work alongside parents and other family members and make them feel welcome.
  • To be involved in out of work activities e.g. staff training courses where relevant.
  • Monitor, identify and evaluate areas of improvement.
  • Deliver childcare in a way that meets parents needs and work in partnership with them, providing high levels of customer care at all times.
  • Interact and support children of all age groups as required.
  • Ensure the highest standard of child safety is always paramount within the nursery.
  • Complete relevant paperwork associated with the children and nursery requirements.
  • Candidates who wish to be considered for level 2, 3 and 5 pathways are very welcome to apply.

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skills if required
  • Training provided on site with remote support.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To be confirmed by employer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

We are a small, private, independent local childcare provider offering outstanding day care to children aged 0-5years. We work in a wonderful team of committed, caring and loyal practitioners in a homely, welcoming and rural setting with an emphasis on responsible nutrition, exercise and high level engagement with our children and families.






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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


Ellie Griffin


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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