Apprentice Early Years Educator - Domi Domingo Day Nursery DOMI DOMINGO LTD

An Apprentice Early Years Educator is required at Domi Domingo Day Nursery. We are looking for someone with a love of working with children where you will gain an Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification. You will ensure high standards in all aspects of care and development in line with the EYFS for all children attending the nursery.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    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, 07:30 - 18:00. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2025

  • Date posted

    17 May 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 Qualification
  • 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, 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 English (Grade (Grade C or 4+) desirable) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade (Grade C or 4+) desirable) Desired

About the employer

Domi Domingo – organic and vegan friendly day nursery based in Wakefield. We welcome children of all nationalities and background, and we celebrate our differences there. We believe that every child is unique and an individual. Domi Domingo staff work hard to create an environment that allows your child to learn and flourish in our secure home – like nursery.




Domi Domingo Day Nursery

Thorpe Rd


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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


Bobbie Durant

01709 886 833

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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