Early Years Educator Apprentice Ready Teddy Go

Become a valued member of our team as a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice! This exciting opportunity offers hands-on experience in childcare, combined with structured learning towards a recognised qualification. Don't miss your chance to kick-start your career in early education. Apply today!

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shift pattern tbc. Operating hours Monday-Friday 8am-6pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Collaborate with senior staff to plan and implement engaging and age-appropriate activities
  • Support children's learning and development through interactive play and educational experiences
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, and stimulating environment for children
  • Observe and record children's progress, behaviours, and milestones
  • Work with colleagues to create and implement individualised learning plans for each child
  • Provide support with personal care tasks, including feeding, toileting, and dressing
  • Foster positive relationships with children, colleagues, and parents/carers through effective communication
  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge
  • Adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures to ensure the well-being and safety of all children
  • Contribute to the overall welfare and development of children by actively engaging in their growth and learning journey

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard
  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid or Emergency First Aid
  • A bespoke programme of technical and vocational training
  • Functional skills in Maths and English*if applicable


The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated work based trainer who will provide support and guidance throughout the course. This Apprenticeship is delivered wholly in the workplace, the successful candidate will not need to attend any weekly sessions at the Grimsby Institute unless Maths or English is required as part of the Apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible permanent contract upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship and further enhanced industry based training.
  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Prior to applying please ensure you are able to get to and from this workplace within the operating hours Please be aware as the first part of the process you will be asked to complete a Learner Form and online assessments in English and Maths. You will receive one to one Information, Advice and Guidance with one of the Learner Engagement Team.

About the employer

Ready Teddy Go has been a cornerstone of early childhood education in Cleethorpes since its establishment in 1996. Founded with a vision to provide exceptional care and education for young children, our nursery has grown to become a trusted name in the community. Over the years, Ready Teddy Go has continually evolved to meet the changing needs of families and the demands of early years education. From humble beginnings, we have expanded our facilities and enhanced our programs while maintaining a steadfast commitment to quality and excellence. Led by our dedicated team, Ready Teddy Go has earned a reputation for providing a nurturing and stimulating environment where children can thrive. Our curriculum is informed by the Early Years Foundation Stage framework, incorporating play-based learning and child-led activities to support holistic development. At Ready Teddy Go, we value the partnership between parents, staff, and management. We believe that by working together, we can create the best possible outcomes for every child. Our open-door policy encourages regular communication and collaboration, fostering a sense of community and support. As we look to the future, Ready Teddy Go remains dedicated to providing the highest standard of care and education for young children in Cleethorpes and beyond. Join us in shaping bright futures for the next generation at Ready Teddy Go.


Ready Teddy Go




DN35 0BD

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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


Grimsby Institute Apprenticeship Team


0800 012 6656

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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