Early Years Educator Apprenticeship BALDERTON VILLAGE DAY NURSERY LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to start their career working with children aged 6 weeks to 5 years to develop their knowledge and skills whilst working within a friendly and supportive nursery. You will interact and support children of all age groups as required.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 35 hours a week. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Interact and support children of all age groups as required
  • Provide high quality care and activities for children which
    recognise both individual and group requirements
  • Work alongside parents and other family members and make them feel welcome
  • To be involved in out of work activities e.g. staff training
  • Ensure the highest standard of child safety is always
    paramount within the nursery
  • Complete relevant paperwork associated with the children
    and nursery requirements

The training you will be getting

You will work towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification and will work towards Paediatric First Aid Qualification.

Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of level 2 in
maths and English, must achieve these prior to end point

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progressing to permanent ongoing employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 3 or equivalent (A* - D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9 - 3 or equivalent (A*- D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 or equivalent / A* - C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9 - 4 or equivalent / A* - C) Desired

Things to consider

Will involve outdoor play activities.

About the employer

At Balderton Village Day Nursery we understand the importance of a good educational programme which provides a range of interesting and challenging experiences. Our practitioners have a secure knowledge and understanding of how children learn through play and adult interaction.




29 Beacon Hill Road


NG24 2JH

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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


The Learner Engagement Team


0330 002 6266

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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