Childcare Apprenticeship AYLA 4 LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic hard-working apprentice to join our nursery team, we work with children from birth to 5 years old to create an enabling environment within our setting.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    Between Monday and Friday 7 am - 6 pm on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting the room leader with day-to-day activities with the children 
  • Ensuring good levels of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained 
  • Helping develop good relationships within the setting 
  • To provide a high standard of physical emotional social and intellectual care for the children in our setting
  • To work effectively as part of a team

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • All training will be done off site 
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Will include first aid qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To follow the steps to become a room leader. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/5 or above) Essential

About the employer

We are a Childcare Provider setting in the Sunderland area providing care for children from 0-5 years and are open Monday to Friday 7am-6pm. We are looking for the right candidate To help provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times. To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress. To understand and work with our policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies. To plan activities which ensure each a child is working towards the early learning outcomes. To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the Nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement. To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the manager Changing nappies. Supporting children with toilet training. Keeping and updating records. Work well within a team and also by yourself with initiative Maintaining a high standard of operation. Attending staff meetings when needed. To contribute to children’s earning Journals. Work alongside parents/carers of children with Special Educational Needs to provide full integration in the Setting Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, e.g. preparation of snacks and equipment.




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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

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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