Early Years Apprentice (Level 3) HALE DAY NURSERY LTD

A fantastic opportunity for a caring and passionate individual to join our outstanding team, within a well-established setting. You'll be fully supported in your qualification. The role includes contributing to the high standard of care for the children and carrying out planned activities.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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 shift work between the hours 7.30am - 6.00pm. 9 - hour shift with an hour unpaid lunch break. Exact shifts to be confirmed. Occasional evening meetings/training sessions.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

At Hale Day Nursery, our vision is to support our children in building resilience to prepare them for the wider world and the challenges they may face. We strive to offer them experiences and opportunities that they may not otherwise have access to so they are knowledgeable about the world and their peers.

A successful candidate will:

  • Uphold our vision and contribute to the high standard of care and provision for the children
  • Support a small group of key children and carry out planning, activities and observations
  • Maintain good relationships with staff, children and families through positive interactions
  • Develop a good knowledge of nursery policies and procedures and "Birth to Five Matters"
  • Support the team with daily running of the room and following the routine
  • Complete training and assignments

The training you will be getting

Upon completion you will achieve a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification and a Level 3 Award in Paediatric first aid. Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There will be opportunities for further progression upon completion of the apprenticeship, including entering into higher level learning. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Our ‘Ofsted Outstanding’ nursery provides care to children aged 0-5 years and is located in a large Grade II listed farm house in the green belt. Today the characterful Hale Day Nursery offers large grounds and play areas surrounded by fields to two sides which lead to the Bollin River. Our idyllic location enables much of our time to be spent outdoors, in our large garden, the local park or the Cheshire countryside, which is literally on our doorstep.




Hale Day Nursery

60 Bankhall Lane


WA15 0LG


Stacey Thompson


0161 980 7019

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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

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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