Early Years Educator Apprentice Level 3 - Crawley Daisy Chain Day Nursery

Is it your goal to provide a stimulating and engaging learning experience with excellent childcare in a safe, secure and happy environment? Daisy Chain Day Nursery-Crawley are looking for a level 2 qualified practitioner to progress on to a level 3 apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage



  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

If you have a level 2 qualification in Early Years and want to progress onto a level 3 apprenticeship, then Daisy Chain Day Nursery have the opportunity for you. They offer an exceptional environment that gives the best early years’ experience to young children in Crawley. Their standards are based on the Early Years Foundation Statutory Framework (EYFS).

Some duties include:

  • Promote the health, safety and security of children, implementing all policies and procedures
  • Act as an effective member of the team, delivering high standards of care and education to the children
  • Able to assess and plan for children’s development and progress
  • Act as a key-person to a group of children
  • Communicate with Parents/Carers regarding the children’s progress and development

Benefits include:

  • 28 days (incl. BH) holiday per annum increasing according to long service
  • Childcare staff discount
  • Free Parking

The training you will be getting

Daisy Chain Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) This will be delivered through Salolach Childcare Ltd’s dedicated training provider, Realise
  • Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To progress further within the Early Years sector within professional development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Close to Three Bridges Rail station and many bus routes. No specific parking – but free parking 5 minutes walk away.

About the employer

The Daisy Chain Nursery creates a nurturing environment where children are stimulated to learn from their surroundings. The children are encouraged to embrace a wide variety of educational opportunities that encourage self-expression, communication, logical thinking, and problem-solving.


Daisy Chain Day Nursery


194 Three Bridges Road


West Sussex

RH10 1LR

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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

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2023