Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice FORESTER'S WOODLAND LIMITED

Our Nursery is based in the woods, so we would love you to join us if you are passionate about the Great Outdoors. Great opportunity to work in small, friendly, reputable childcare setting with high staff: child ratios.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Salary range available on application Company Pension. Extensive Training Programme and Personal Development Childcare, Free On-site Parking and Birthday Bonus

    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, 8.00am - 5.00pm (Term Time only)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To assist the children during meal times
  • To be a good role model for the children
  • To help and support your team members when needed

The training you will be getting

  • Early years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if Required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A career in the childcare profession

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, A Love for Nature, Enthusiastic, Energetic can-do attitude


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

Things to consider

You will be required to undertake a DBS check A love for Nature and the Great Outdoors

About the employer

The Woodshed Forest School Nursery is an outdoor provision where children are able to lead their own play in 65 acres of semi ancient woodland





Selsdon Park Road

South Croydon


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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


Sue Cornish



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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