Apprentice Early Years Educator- Rosedene Nurseries Northallerton, DL6 2YD


Northallerton, DL6 2YD

Closes on Friday 23 August

Posted on 10 July 2024


Apprentice Early Years Educator required at Rosedene Northallerton. We are looking for someone with a love of working with children where you will gain an Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification, organise resources for activities and experiences in the nursery.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Early years educator (level 3)
We are open from 7.30am - 6.00pm, 51 weeks of the year, and you will be working a 30-hour week to cover these times, to be confirmed (TBC).

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 3 September


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in
    Paediatric First Aid (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency

The training schedule has yet to be agreed upon, further details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

Mount View

Standard way business park




An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Early years educator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise when a child or a colleague is in danger or at risk of abuse and act to protect them in line with safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Apply legislation, policy and procedure to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the setting (for example, food safety, diets, starting solid food, allergies, COSHH, and accidents, injuries, and emergencies).
  • Apply the principles of risk assessment and risk management within documentation and practice.
  • Teach children to develop skills to manage risk and maintain their own and others safety.
  • Use a range of communication methods, including technology, with other professionals to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Develop and maintain effective professional, collaborative relationships with others involved in the education and care of the child.
  • Undertake the role and responsibilities of key person.
  • Recognise and apply theories of attachment to develop effective relationships with children.
  • Provide sensitive and respectful personal care for children from birth to 5 years.
  • Advocate for all children’s needs, including children which require SEND or EAL support.
  • Promote and facilitate children’s interpersonal communication to develop their social interactions and relationships.
  • Support children to develop a positive sense of their own identity and culture.
  • Support children to understand and respond to their emotions and make considered choices about their behaviours.
  • Assess the responsiveness of the environment for effective child-centred experiences in line with curriculum requirements.
  • Create inclusive, child-centred, dynamic, innovative, and evolving physical environments both indoors and outdoors.
  • Create inclusive and supportive emotional environment that enables the child to feel safe, secure, respected and experience a sense of wellbeing; maintaining and prioritising the individual child’s voice.
  • Apply strategies that support children’s ability to manage change, transition, and significant events.
  • Analyse observation evidence to assess and plan holistic individual learning based on a comprehensive understanding of the child’s needs and interests.
  • Facilitate and support child-centred opportunities and experiences based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Provide adult led opportunities and experience based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Use reflection to develop themselves both professionally and personally.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Early Years Practitioner (grade 2)
    • English (grade 9-5)
    • Maths (grade 9-5)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • 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

    Other requirements

    Due to the nature of the role , a driving licence and access to transport would be desirable

    About this company

    Rosedene Nurseries - Northallerton Day Nursery & Childcare Rosedene Northallerton is situated within the Standard Way Industrial Estate, a short distance from Northallerton High Street We are Ofsted Rated Good and the only Curiosity Accredited setting in the region, we provide exceptional education and care for children aged from 6 weeks to 11 years old. As well as offering Holiday Club, Breakfast Club, Afterschool Club, School Pick Up/Drop Off and Wrap Around. At Rosedene Northallerton, the children enjoy a variety of curious learning activities, which include forest school sessions within our large outdoor areas which can utilised all year round. All activities support the development of our children’s confidence, social skills, learning capacity, curiosity, enthusiasm, communication, problem-solving skills, emotional well-being, as well as the 7 EYFS learning areas. The children love to get out and about locally too, we have built a strong partnership with Mount Vale Care Home, who we regularly visit and we enjoy walks around the community. We have been known to visit some of the High Streets favourite shops such as, Bettys of Northallerton, Lewis & Coopers, and Sam Turners Garden Centre. We also enjoy a visit to our friends down the road, at Rosedene Broomfield. We offer private childcare, tax-free childcare and 15 & 30 hour free funded places - if you're not sure what you could be eligible too feel free to send us an email or, book a visit and our team will be happy to discuss all of your options with you. Book a visit, come and see the facilities, meet our amazing Northallerton team, learn about the Rosedene ethos and ask as many questions as you like! (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • For the successful candidate, there is the possibility of ongoing employment upon completion of the relevant qualification

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Sally Baldwin


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263955.

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    Closes on Friday 23 August

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