Early Years Educator Apprentice (Level 3) at Humpty Dumpty's Nursery HUMPTY DUMPTYS NURSERY LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join a great nursery with a unique approach to education. Humpty Dumpty's Nursery are looking for new apprentices to join them towards becoming their next Educators and Teachers. You will be fully supported throughout your journey!

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Closing date: 25 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 per hour.

    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, Shift pattern to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To be familiar with, and adhere to the safe guarding policy and health and safety regulations of the nursery
  • To ensure all visitors adhere to all policies and procedures at all times
  • To report to the manager any change to a child’s behaviour or appearance which may cause concern for the child’s health, welfare or development
  • To be responsible for all the children within your group and ensure that each child receives individual care & attention, giving due regard to the child’s physical, intellectual, cultural, emotional and religious needs
  • To provide good quality day care for children aged between 0 - 8 years, taking into consideration their abilities, ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds
  • To be sensitive and knowledgeable about the ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds of the children within the nursery and to actively promote a sense of identity and self worth in each child (see equality and diversity policy)
  • To provide a varied and stimulating programme of activities to encourage the children’s development by completing weekly planning in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To evaluate planning weekly, in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To regularly monitor and record of each child’s development progress including areas which may need further help
  • To ensure that children’s records are up to date at all times
  • To participate in the staff appraisals, parents/carers evenings, staff meetings, training sessions and any other professional meetings regarding the children outside of the working day
  • To develop a strong relationship with parents/carers and to work in partnership with them to ensure the safety and well being of the children
  • To be aware of your roles and responsibilities and ensure you are following the correct routines and procedures
  • To maintain a high standard of cleanliness at all times and participate in cleaning rotas
  • To be able to confidently communicate with parents/carers, children, staff, proprietors, visitors and other agencies
  • To be punctual and ready to start work in your room at the time stated on your rota, reliable and flexible and have a friendly, fair and approachable manner at all times
  • To cover at our sister nursery when required, long term and short term
  • To carry out any other duties and responsibilities that may be required for the efficient running of the nursery

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards your Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification across a total duration of 19 months
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Training provider: LMP Group (Rated 3rd best apprenticeship training provider across the UK)
  • All online/remote learning, no classroom or college day release
  • An allocated tutor will support you throughout the apprenticeship!

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time role will be considered on completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

We are recruiting for a unique Early Years organisation located in Dudley, who are looking for curious and passionate individuals to take up an apprenticeship at Humpty Dumpty's Nursery .






B65 0AY

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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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