Apprentice Early Years Educator Newbank House

This is an Apprentice role. You will be required to undertake a proactive key person role and build positive relationships with parents/carers and other professionals to support the individual needs of every child and effectively deliver the Early Years foundation stage in line with current practice and guidelines.

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Closing date: 19 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,144.00 to £25,282.40

    The rate of pay will be dependent on age and in line with the national living 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 between, 7:30 am and 6:00 pm, shifts to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties to Include: 

  • Implement and promote all Nursery Policies and procedures
  • Provide a secure, caring and friendly stimulating educational environment
  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Nursery Manager or Deputy Nursery Manager
  • Ensure children’s records are kept up to date
  • Act as a positive practice role model to ensure that the nursery values are maintained
  • Maintain high standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness at all times
  • Ensure that all rooms and outside areas are clean and tidy after use
  • Liaise with parents and carers, keeping them informed of activities
  • Be sensitive and responsive to the needs of children, parents and carers as well as other members of staff
  • Work as part of a team
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with parents
  • Support a commitment to the theory and practice of equal opportunities
  • Feedback any issues or opportunities identified around the site that could impact on the quality of care provided
  • Support the team in the upkeep of base rooms, displays resources etc
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times and ensure confidentiality is maintained
  • Be aware of the high reputation and uphold its standards
  • Attend and participate in out-of-work activities e.g. parents evenings, staff meetings
  • Be flexible with working practices of the setting
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line management

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes an Early Years qualification and a Paediatric First Aid qualification
  • Apprenticeship learning is to take place in the workplace, method to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate, this could be full support to move into more senior positions once trained.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C / 4 and above) Essential
Other Early Years Level 2 (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

A well-established nursery for over 30 years, Newbank Day Nursery and Out of School Club is located within a beautiful, Grade II listed Georgian building set within an acre of mature gardens and stunning woodlands in the Royton area of Oldham. A leading provider of local childcare, committed to providing the best standards of care and education, Newbank. We also offer before and after School care along with our holiday club.


Newbank House


Newbank House Private Nursery School

Oldham Road, Heyside, Royton



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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


Nathan Finn

01706 631417

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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