Apprentice Early Years Educator- Little Miracles Day Nursery,Bradford, BD7 2AY Little Miracles Day Nursery

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join the team here at Little Miracles Day Nursery. Can you interact and engage with children at all times, receive guidance, enthusiastic and motivated whilst progressing in your childcare career? APPLY NOW if yes!

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,816.00 to £19,333.60

    The wage per hour will be set based upon previous qualification and experience

    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

    You will work a 35 hour week- Monday to Friday between 08.30am and 3.30pm , this includes an unpaid half hour lunch so you wil be paid for 32.5 hours each week

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To contribute to the creation of a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all children and learn how to do this
  • To carry out the policies, procedures and ethos of the setting, to promote positive values and attitudes, ensuring these are being carried out throughout the setting
  • To demonstrate and then ensure that they are responsible for the needs of all children in their designated room, following systems to ensure consistent, high-quality care
  • To be vigilant and protect children from harm or abuse, reporting any concerns immediately – in accordance with safeguarding or whistle blowing policies
  • To learn and then ensure that they can use resources effectively, maintaining ratios in their room
  • To learn how to reflect on their practice and routines, tailoring them to meet the individual needs of each child throughout the day for their key children
  • To learn how to plan and ensure that there is a provision of a stimulating range of developmentally appropriate activities and ensuring their room is well-resourced and creatively set-up
  • To learn how to and then carry out observations and the assessment of children’s learning and development, ensuring records are kept up-to-date, are of a high standard and are shared effectively – includes Individual Education Plans for children with Special Educational Needs
  • To develop genuine bonds with their key children and support their team’s key person system responsibilities, when this skill has been learnt
  • To work in partnership with all parents/carers, building and maintaining relationships that encourage trust, open communication and involvement in nursery life whist remaining professional at all times and maintaining confidentiality. Having a mentor to show them what this looks like in practice before they are left to do this on a one to one with families and children

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • First Aid Training
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the successful candidate, there is the opportunity of ongoing employment and further progression 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Early Years Practitioner (Grade 2) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-5) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-5) Desired

Things to consider

Whilst the employer is keen for prior qualifications in the childcare sector any work experience and relevant qualifications may be considered so please do include in your application

About the employer

Little Miracles Day Nursery provide professional childcare ,playgroup and before and after school provision , offering convenient quality childcare


Little Miracles Day Nursery


1 Northside Road



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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


Sally Baldwin


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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