Early Years Apprentice Pitter Patter Playhouse

Pitter Patter Playhouse are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team as an Early Years Educator Apprentice. You will provide the very best childcare to every child every day. This is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into the industry and develop new skills.

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Closing date: 08 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will regularly be reviewed after showing commitment to the job.

  • Working week

    Monday, Tuesday and Friday shifts between 8am and 5.30pm. Wednesday is the college day.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Daily duties will include:

  • Provide care routines to meet the needs of the children.
  • Food preparation.
  • Observations and record keeping for the children.
  • Supporting children’s learning and development.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and hygienic environment.
  • Enjoy working outdoors in all weathers.

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard.
  • You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor.
  • You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Rural location. Wil require a way to get to the workplace and college either by driving or a reliable lift. Free offsite parking available nearby in a car park.

About the employer

• Pride ourselves on being a small, personal nursery • Kind, gentle approach to childcare • Provide lots of outings for the children to allow them to see the wide world around them. • Mixed age groups to support each other • We are based in Feock but support working families from as far as Lands End, Falmouth and Truro. • The website is currently under construction but we have a Facebook link.


Pitter Patter Playhouse


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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



01209 616422

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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