Early Years Educator Apprentice (Little Folks - Reameadow) Little Folks Day Nursery

Little Folks Day Nursery - Reameadow are expanding their team and are looking to appoint an Early Years Educator Level 3 apprentice. This would be a great opportunity for someone who holds a Level 2 qualification in Early Years or already has some knowledge/ experience. If you can provide an engaging/ caring environment, apply below.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 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 - Friday, shifts to be confirmed. Flexibility between 8.00am and 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learning and developing the skills to successfully observe, monitor and record children's learning and development
  • Plan and carry out activities to encourage children's progress
  • Communicate and engage with children to support their learning journey
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment
  • Follow policies and procedures within the setting
  • Support the preparation of meals and snacks
  • Liaise with colleagues, parents / carers and other professionals
  • Be able to use your own initiative
  • Daily room checks, maintaining high levels of cleanliness
  • Any other day to day tasks as requested

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification
  • Functional Skills Maths / English (if required)
  • No day release
  • Method and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • For the successful apprentice, opportunity for a full time role to continue to progress and develop within the setting. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Since operating in 2007 Little Folks has grown its nurseries to include some of the very first neighbourhood nurseries, and former children’s centres serving local communities with quality childcare in a relaxed, nurturing and stimulating environment where children will feel secure. If you can offer compassion, empathy, a sense of humour and are willing to follow their values, apply below.


Little Folks Day Nursery


5 River Brook Drive


B30 2SH

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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


Nova Training


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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