Early Years Educator Apprentice Rising Stars Nursery

An exciting opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day organisation of a nursery, in order to provide a high quality play and learning environment for the children. The right candidate will help to establish an ethos where children are encouraged to express views, formulate rules and contribute to the planning and organisation of the day.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 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, Flexible hours between 8.00am - 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Ensure close supervision of all children within the nursery at all times
  • Ensure that parents/carers are well informed of their children’s progress and are always welcome in the setting
  • Providing a high-quality play and learning environment for the children, help to ensure that the staff are properly deployed and that they are interacting appropriately with the children to meet their individual physical and developmental needs

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • First Aid Training
  • 1 day a month online sessions with trainer

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A possible permanent position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Work with us At Rising Stars Nursery where our intent is that every child should have the best opportunities in life. We provide a safe, happy and nurturing environment to ensure all children will enjoy and achieve during their time with us, growing their knowledge to help ensure their future success. We work in partnership with parents to ensure children receive the best all round early learning experience.


Rising Stars Nursery


Rising Stars Nursery

Brewery Road


ME10 2EE

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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


Hope Smith



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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