Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship at Cuddles and Care Children’s Day Nursery, Frome S & D CHILDCARE LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our ever expanding team at Cuddles and Care, a brand new children's nursery in Frome. The role will be varied and exciting, giving you an opportunity to work within a busy and bright nursery where children's care, development and learning is at the centre of everything we do.

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Closing date: 30 May 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, 8 hours per day, start and finish times to be agreed with the candidate - 1 day each week is allocated for training.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the daily routine of the nursery
  • Providing a fun, safe and nurturing environment
  • Working as a team
  • Planning and delivering activities

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills in English and maths, if required
  • End Point Assessment - Knowledge Test and Professional
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification
  • Delivery method and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible opportunity of permanent employment once the apprenticeship has been completed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, A want to work with children, A want to provide quality care


GCSE or equivalent English and/or maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

Cuddles and Care Children’s Day Nursery is a brand new nursery in Frome and cares for children from 2 years until school age. The setting is part of a growing group that already operates 3 nurseries and is open all year round (except bank holidays and during the Christmas break). The setting is open Monday to Friday between 7:30am – 6pm.




Cuddles and Care Children’s Day Nursery

Farrant Road


BA11 3EP

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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


Philippa Bancroft


07917 923622

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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