Early Years Educator Apprentice Nature Garden Nursery

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated person to join our outstanding team. The position entails learning childcare and development in a practice environment being supported by qualified experienced childcare practitioners. You will receive a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification.

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Closing date: 28 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 to Friday, Shifts TBC during interview

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Assisting with the full care of children i.e. ensuring that their physical needs (food and personal hygiene) are met
  • Assisting with safe, creative, appropriate play opportunities, preparing activities through / within a stimulating environment
  • To be aware of responsibilities in respect of promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children, and work alongside others to ensure that this is achieved
  • Assisting with the provision of healthy / nutritional snacks and meals
  • Assisting the Room Supervisor with daily record keeping
  • Undertaking domestic tasks including cleaning equipment, tidying etc
  • Administering First Aid, as appropriate
  • Attend / undertake training, as appropriate
  • To be coherent with the EYFS and work with Supervisors, management and others to ensure fully adhered to.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification.
  • Includes Paediatric First Aid Qualification
  • Functional Skills level 2 in English and Maths if required
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to progress onto full time positions within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/C+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/C+) Desired

About the employer

In the picturesque village of Lymm, at the top of the cobbled Pepper Street. Next door to Ravenbank Primary School, follow the seasonal plants up the path you will discover the unique Scandinavian log cabin of Nature Garden Nursery and Forest School. Where you will find happy children exploring their surroundings indoor and outdoor.


Nature Garden Nursery




WA13 0JG

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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


Maxim Business Training



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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