Apprenticeship High Hopes-Early Years Level 3 Fantastic Opportunity High Hopes at Longview

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a candidate to join High hope nursery based in Huyton. We are looking for someone to join our nursery to support the children with their care and education. Highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 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 between the hours of 7.30am - 5.45pm on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To work as part of a highly motivated team dedicated to providing a high standard of holistic care and development for all children attending the setting
  • To gain a good knowledge of the policies and procedures within the nursery for such events as illness, accidents, safeguarding children and health and safety etc. Working within current guidelines and legislation regarding the care and education of young children
  • To work towards gaining a standard required under the Level 3 Child Care qualification held
  • Contribute to ensuring that mandatory paperwork (accident, incident, health and safety lists, risk assessments, medicine logs) are being completed in line with nursery procedures
  • To ensure that practice within the area of responsibility is consistent with the standards laid down in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • To work with qualified room staff to create and maintain a stimulating and challenging environment which meets the diverse needs of all children attending
  • With support and guidance of qualified staff create and maintain a stimulating outdoor area supporting all areas of learning
  • With support and guidance of qualified room staff ensure development reviews are being completed in line with the statuary requirement, following transition procedures set out by room leaders
  • To liaise and engage with parents who access the Nursery, to provide advice and support and answer questions in line with the settings Key Person role
  • To develop personal skills and practice within the EYFS framework and standards and undertake any professional development as identified during performance monitoring at staff supervisions
  • To take an active role in the day-to-day planning, observations and assessments of children within the environment, tailoring to each individual needs and interests in line with the EYFS, with support from qualified staff
  • To record information regarding children’s development and day accurately in line with policies and procedures i.e completing nappy / sleep charts, medication forms, daily diaries ect.
  • To maintain professional partnerships with outside agencies to ensure the welfare of individual children is met
  • To commit to qualification course, following and implementing requirements set out under apprentice course and contract

The training you will be getting

  • You will gain an NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification at the end of the course
  • Your Skills coach will be there to support you throughout and visit your setting
  • You will complete your Level 3 Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional skills training if necessary 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time position is available upon successful and timely completion of the apprenticeship

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, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

If you are looking for a reliable children's nursery in Liverpool, High Hopes Child Care is here for you. We are a non-profit charity organisation and have been providing childcare and out-of-school services for more than 17 years.


High Hopes at Longview




L36 8DB

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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


Thomas Ruston


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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