Early Years Educator Apprentice NANSTALLON PRE SCHOOL

Nanstallon Pre-School are offering an opportunity for a calm and reliable person to join their warm and friendly team as an apprentice Early Years Educator. You will be working towards gaining an understanding of Early Years Education and will learn and develop in the role.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There will be a pay review after 3 months dependant on performance.

    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 – Shifts will be between 8am and 4pm (likely to be 8.15am-3.45pm) There may also be overtime.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties to include:

  • To help provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times with support from the pre-school manager and staff.
  • To develop an understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum to enable children to make individual progress.
  • To understand and work to preschool policies and procedures, including how to deal with safeguarding issues appropriately and learn how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To plan and eventually lead activities which ensure each child is reaching their full potential.
  • To work towards becoming a key person.
  • To learn how to ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments etc
  • To liaise with pre-school staff to learn how to ensure  parents/carers are informed about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the preschool aims and objective

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards a Level 3 Standard Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
  • Mandatory Qualifications (e.g. First Aid): Paediatric First Aid
  • You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor
  • You will be required to attend St Austell College one day a week basis as part of the apprenticeship training
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be the opportunity for a permanent position.


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, Physical fitness, Reliable, Calm under pressure, Enjoy working outdoors


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

As Nanstallon is in an extremely rural location, candidates will need to consider how they will get to the workplace as there is no public transport to the school. Own transport would be advantageous and car parking is available .

About the employer

At Nanstallon Pre-School we provide our children with a broad and balanced curriculum centred around the children’s interests. Our warm and friendly staff ensure children are happy and settled at all time and are passionate about ensuring children enjoy the best possible experiences. Our staff feel valued and well supported in their work with a strong emphasis on continued professional development. We are situated in a separate building within the grounds of Nanstallon County Primary School near Bodmin. Website currently under construction.






PL30 5JZ

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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



01209 617826

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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