Early Years Apprentice (Level 3) CLANFIELD PRE-SCHOOL

An exciting opportunity to start your career in Early Years in an inclusive and positive thinking pre-school. You will be part of a small friendly team who are passionate about giving little learners the best start to their education.

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is pro-rata as we are open term time only.

    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, 08:00 - 15:00 Term Time Only

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 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

  • Welcoming children in to the setting and helping them settle into their preschool day.
  • Planning and creating exciting activities that provide oppotunity for learning and development.
  • Modelling good behaviour and independance.
  • Ensuring preschool reamains a safe and inclusive environment.

The training you will be getting

You will achieve a qualification in;

  • Early Years Educator (Level 3)
  • Paediatric First aid

Working at Clanfield Preschool (OX18 2SP) 5 days a week - 4 days in the setting with the children and 1 day of non-contact for online training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completetion you will be able to work in a number of roles including

  • Qualified Early Years Educator
  • Nursery Worker
  • Nanny
  • Childminder

Progression into further education.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent 3 further GCSEs (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

We are community led pre-school, which means we are a charity run by a committee of community members and parents whom have a huge vested interest in the effective and efficient running of the setting. We are a small pre-school with oodles of charm.







OX18 2SP


Lou Hughes-Taylor



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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

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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