Apprentice Early Years Educator BUBBLY GEMS LIMITED

A motivated and enthusiastic early years apprentice is required to join an established and friendly team. Have the passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities. To work as part of a team to provide an enabling environment in which all children can play, learn and develop.

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.50 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will work as part of a team to contribute towards the daily running of the childcare setting;
  • You will ensure that all children attending the setting are kept safe and receive rich & stimulating play experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development;
  • You will observe support and extend children’s learning;
  • You will appropriately plans individual learning experiences for children under the EYFS curriculum;
  • You will build and maintain effective partnerships with parents/carers and other family members.

The training you will be getting

  • Specialist Early Years Tutors deliver training each week (via Teams online). You are provided with tasks from your tutor weekly and are required to complete assessments each week to provide evidence of your knowledge, competence and understanding of the apprenticeship standard
  • Quarterly reviews conducted by your skills tutor and your line manager
  • You will attend Teams online tutoring each week with one of our Early Year Skills Tutors
  • The Early Years Skills Tutors will visit you regularly at your school to observe, coach and teach you skills, behaviours, and knowledge in line with the apprenticeship standard specifications
  • You will complete an End Point Assessment (EPA) conducted by an independent end point assessment organisation. They make the deciding decision on your final grade

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A permanent position within the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Bubbly Gems offers FREE 15 hours Childcare for eligible parents. We operate an inclusive, diverse and affordable childcare for children from birth to 5+ years in mainstream. and/or with special education needs (SEN) to teach, care & nurture on a daily basis.







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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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