Apprentice Early Years Educator - ABC Wonderland - IP3 9FG ABC WONDERLAND LTD

Are you looking for a career in childcare? ABC Wonderland IP3 9FG are recruiting! Ideally you will already hold a level 2 EYP. You will be ensuring the educational, social, physical, emotional, health and welfare needs of the children are always met. During the apprenticeship you will complete an Early Years Educator level 3.

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage is subject to negotiation based on experience.

    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, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Operate a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members.
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life.
  • To follow the nursery safeguarding procedure to ensure all children are kept safe, well and secure.
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
  • Liaise with and support parents and other family members.
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parent evening, fundraising events etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled.
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manager.
  • Recording accidents in the accident book. Ensure the Duty Manager has initialled the report before parents receives it.
  • Look upon the nursery, as a “whole” where can your help be most utilised? Be constantly aware of the individual needs of all children.
  • Ensure someone known and agreed by the nursery and parent collects the child.
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required).
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA).
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).
  • Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Can expect to move onto continued employment after apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (Grade C or 4+)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade (Grade C or 4+)) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years Practitioner (Grade (Grade 2)) Desired

About the employer

We are a multicultural independent nursery, focused on Working Towards the Curiosity Approach accreditation. We believe that hands-on experience is the key to giving children a great foundation to help them to thrive. We aim to bring back magical play experiences and opportunities, while also raising our standards to meet the demands of an increasingly technological age. Our focus is on the holistic development of children, encompassing physical, spiritual, and mental growth. It’s about infusing our practice with joy, happiness, life, and soul, living and breathing it every day, and working together to cultivate a generation of mentally healthy children who will cherish their childhood memories.




5 K Line House

West Road



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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


Jacqueline Hudson

01709 886 821

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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