If you are passionate about childcare and are looking to build a career where you can make a difference to children's lives, then Lilliput Day Nursery is where you want to be. You will ensure children are supported within a safe and caring environment and you will assist staff to ensure children’s individual care plans, need and routines are met.

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Closing date: 04 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between the hours of 7.00am-6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Planning and executing activities for the children to learn and develop
  • Changing nappies and getting involved in healthy eating and cleaning
  • Interact positively with children, parents, visitors and other staff members
  • Meeting and greeting of children and parents

The training you will be getting

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Training will be a combination of on the job experience and independent learning with the training provider offering online and face to face support
  • In addition to which our ethos for continuous professional development means that there will be support from the team who have a breadth of experience and are highly qualified
  • Apprentices must successfully complete a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework
  • 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

To gain your qualification as a qualified early years educator, with the possibility to progress to a full-time job, subject to interview

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Lilliput Day Nursery is an independent, thriving Children’s Day Nursery in Spalding that delivers a safe, fun and educational environment with dedicated and passionate staff. We are situated in Spalding close to the Town Centre, with ample parking available for those visiting the nursery. We offer full time and part time places for children aged 0 – 5 years, and have free places available for children aged 2 – 5 Years. Providing your child with a safe and fun learning environment is our priority and all of our staff are fully trained, passionate and caring. Not only this, but we have our own cook who prepares fresh meals and snacks daily on the nursery premises, all special requirements are catered for, and we're proud to have been awarded an Healthy Eating Award as well as outstanding scores in hygiene.




12 High Street


PE11 1TW

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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


Susan Bulbeck


01775 710945

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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