Early Years Educator Apprenticeship HIGH LEGH PRE-SCHOOL NURSERY

A fantastic opportunity has become available to work for a small independent nursery set in the heart of High Legh Village, close to Knutsford and Lymm. You will support their development by supplying activities that will support and develop their individual needs, plus much more.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The salary is between £10,140 and £13,520 based on both a 30 and a 40 hour week • Onsite parking • Free breakfast • Refer a friend bonus. • Childcare discount

  • Working week

    3/4 days per week 30-40 (10hours per day, 8.00am - 6.00pm). 30 minute lunch break Working days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Once you are settled into the nursery, we will work with you to choose an assigned room
  • Your room leader will appoint you key children that you will be responsible for, you will support their development by supplying activities that will support and develop their individual needs
  • You will be responsible for completing your key children’s online learning journal and will be encouraged to gain strong parent partnership
  • You will support their care needs by making bottles (if appropriate) and help during mealtimes
  • You, alongside other staff members will take children out on walks to the local areas. You will need to ensure you are fully aware and comply to all policies and procedures
  • As we are a charity ran setting, we count on fundraising, therefore you would be expected to join in with extra activities such as summer fairs and breakfast with Santa

The training you will be getting

  • You would study at Warrington and Vale Royal College to work towards your Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship qualification for a monthly workshop on a Friday. 
  • Training will include paediatric first aid qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There will be an opportunity for a full-time role on completion of the Apprenticeship for the right candidate. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Level 4 or grade C equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Children enjoy going out in all weathers; therefore, you must enjoy going outside no matter the weather. Wellies are a must the children will have you splashing in puddles!

About the employer

We are a small charity ran setting caring for children between 6months- 4years.







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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


Georgia Bramhall


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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