Early Years Educator Apprenticeship SUNRISE EARLY YEARS & CHILDCARE LTD

At Sunrise you'll work as part of a team, ensuring high quality childcare and education for children in the Nursery. Staff will ensure a child-centered environment where children are looked after in a safe, secure, caring and stimulating way, ensuring their individual needs are met within a group setting.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The wage for the first few months will be apprenticeship minimum, but will increase based on performance throughout the course.

    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

    Exact shifts to be decided but they will be between 7.30am and 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Your role will include, but not be limited to:

  • To assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring, stimulating and relaxing environment to encourage and develop children in our care
  • To ensure all daily routines are adhered to
  • To plan, organise and carry out planned activities, organising themes and projects, review the curriculum as a team reflective of the EYFS
  • Support the Room Leader in supervising and monitoring students in training and Nursery Assistants if necessary

The training you will be getting

You will work towards an Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship:

You will have a dedicated industry expert to guide and coach you through components of your programme and you'll experience a range of different learning opportunities.

  • Online learning and face to face training with Learn Plus Us'
  • Apprenticeship Trainers
  • Meetings with your dedicated trainer
  • E-learning
  • Interactive Online Workshops
  • Self-Guided research
  • On-the-job instructions
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring
  • Personal development planning
  • Manager Progress Reviews
  • First Aid Qualification

English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Completion of the course will provide the opportunity to progress to the level 5 course, or the opportunity to join the team as a full-time nursery assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Spanish-Speaking, Portuguese-Speaking


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

Things to consider

We're looking for candidates with language skills in Portuguese and/or Spanish speaking specifically.

About the employer

Sunrise Nursery is a privately owned nursery established in May 2011. We provide quality day care for babies 3 months - 5 year olds.. Sunrise Nursery values, respects and supports each child according to their needs. Our aim is to provide good, warm and caring relationships between adult and children to support the growth and development of each child irrespective of their colour, background or religion. Family approach: Our nursery has a strong value to the family approach setting; we seek to ensure that we build a strong relationship with both the parents and children Our nursery uses the Early Years Foundation Stage to plan age appropriate activities for the children to meet the children's needs and interests. These activities are a variation of adult led and child interest emerging from spontaneity. We encourage active learning and ensure that their experience in their first steps of learning is positive through activities and play. We encourage children to learn at their own pace by supporting their needs.







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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


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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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