Early Years Educator Apprentice HIGH HOPES NURSERIES LTD

The candidate will support across all 5 rooms of the nursery working with babies up to preschool age. Candidate will be expected to provide activities for the children focusing on children’s interests and next steps in their development indoors and outdoors.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8am - 6pm four days a week on a Rota basis

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your main duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker
  • To keep good records of the children
  • Maintain good relationships with parents and children
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children sometimes on a one to one basis
  • To be aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Assist cooking
  • Monitor the Secure Outdoor Play Area
  • Help with Arts & Crafts
  • Monitor the Quiet/Sleeping Area
  • Assist with Books / Reading
  • Supervise Organised Outings

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full time positions within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Good communication skills, Enthusiastic, Passionate, Ambitious


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C+) Desired

Things to consider

We are based in the middle of the Macclesfield to Congleton Road, but are located on a bus route.

About the employer

We are a family run nursery based in between Congleton and Macclesfield. We offer child care for children from the age of 0-5 years. The nursery has three separate buildings, a sensory room which is under renovation and a large outdoor space for the children to enjoy. Recently inspected under the new framework and graded OUTSTANDING.







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Training provider



Maxim Business Training



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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