Apprenticeship in Early Years Bella’s Childcare Ltd

We are looking for a great new team member join our team. You will be completing your Level 3 Early Years Educator .We are a nursery located in Long Stanton that look after children aged 4 months to 5 years.

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Closing date: 15 May 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 to Friday 38 hours per week between 7.30am – 6.00pm on a rota basis. With a day release to college once a week.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 May 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Playing and interacting with the children.
  • Care routines such as nappy changing, handwashing, feeding, toileting.
  • Assisting the staff in keeping the environment clean and tidy.
  • Monitoring the children’s learning through key working and development records.
  • Providing age appropriate stimulating activities to meet the individual needs of the children. Working as part of a team exchanging and communicating ideas.

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will complete an Apprenticeship in Early Years Educator  level 3, which includes a Paediatric First Aid qualification, with a daily release into college weekly as well as regular assessor visits.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The apprentice may choose to stay and work as a full-time member of the nursery team, study for a higher qualification or they may choose to move onto a different pathway within the childcare sector.

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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Bella’s was registered in 2015. We are open Monday to Friday 7.30am – 6.00pm and care for children aged 4 month to 5 years. We are open all year round, apart from one week in August and the Christmas period. The nursery currently employs 12 staff members in total.


Bella’s Childcare Ltd





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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



01223 418778

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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