We are looking for an apprentice to join our team. The successful candidate will be full of ideas, friendly and passionate about working with children. You will undertake a shared responsibility for health and safety throughout the nursery and ensure the general cleanliness of the children at all times.

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Closing date: 12 Jan 2024

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: Shift work, between the hours of 7.15am - 6.00pm. Breaks TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for an apprentice to join our team. The successful candidate will be full of ideas, friendly and passionate about working with children.

You will need the ability to work:

  • As a team member in a setting that is growing and is bringing new challenges as it expands
  • Hold a level of pride in themselves and their work
  • Be able to work from their initiative
  • Be reliable, flexible and friendly

As an apprentice, you will be expected to show a strong commitment to your role, confidence and willingness to learn. We will offer support and guidance while you are completing on-the-job training to gain a qualification in childcare.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To promote a fun, high-quality environment for children aged from babies to pre-school
  • They are ensuring that at all times the Welfare and Learning development requirements are met
  • Work in partnership with parents and carers
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures relating to the nursery
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

The training you will be getting

  • The successful candidates will work towards and achieve the Level 3 Early Years Educator (EYE) qualification
  • An assessor will visit the nursery setting for practical observations and assessments of theory work and there will also be 1 day released to the training providers centre, which will support the 6 hours per week off-the-job training
  • Functional skills level 2 in maths and English if required
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The potential of employment at the end of this apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Professional, Passionate, Friendly, Full of ideas


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or FS Level 2) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or Level 2 FS) Desired

Things to consider

A DBS check is mandatory and will be completed once the successful candidates have been selected.

About the employer

An outstanding Nursery working with children and young people to develop.







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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


Liam Lambert

01785 815115

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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