Apprenticeship in Early Years Practitioner Level 3 MINI MINERS NURSERY SCHOOL LIMITED

We maintain and keep providing high-quality childcare with a happy atmosphere within a safe, secure, stimulating & spontaneous environment. We encourage the development of self-esteem and independence that will help children to make a natural transition to full-time schooling.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A successful candidate who demonstrates commitment and progresses its first 6 months can expect an increase in their pay.

  • Working week

    Working hours are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 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

The apprentice responsibilities include looking after children in a fun, stimulating, and caring way. Help to feed them, ensure they are clean, and carry out different activities with the children to cover their development within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

• Assisting with washing and dressing the child.
• Preparing their food and help them eat.
• Getting to know the children, their needs, and interests.

The training you will be getting

During an Apprenticeship, you will combine learning on the job with off-the-job training where you’ll gain a wealth of industry-related experience and obtain an accredited Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification.

Apprentices must successfully complete a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework (Annex A): Early years foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework - GOV.UK (

Early years educator / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education


What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Childcare Apprenticeships really are a great route into a varied and fun career. After successfully completing the level 3 apprenticeship program, the right candidate has the opportunity to take up an advanced level in Early Years Educator Level 4, and so on to Leadership level 5.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Be creative and imaginative, Be a 'get-up-and-go'


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
Other Functional Skills Level 2 English (Grade Pass) Desired
Other Functional Skills Level 2 Maths (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

Mini Miners Nursery incorporates the EYFS curriculum. This nursery has established a vision of children's understanding gain through purposeful experiences. We promote a relaxed and happy atmosphere focusing on Learning through Play within a safe, stimulating, and nurturing environment.







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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

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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