Early Years Educator Apprentice LA MATERNELLE LTD

Do you want to be part of an outstanding Nursery provision? At La Maternelle Family Childcare we are keen to employ the ‘right person’. Personality, enthusiasm and ambition are the most important qualities within our practitioners. You will receive a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification.

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Closing date: 28 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary: £10.43-£10.81 per hour DOE

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Shifts TBC The role is 7.30am – 6.00pm with a 45 minute lunch break, which can be taken in our cosy and well equipped staff room. It will be four days per week with a set day off to be able to create a positive work life balance

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Assisting with the full care of children i.e. ensuring that their physical needs (food and personal hygiene) are met
  • Assisting with safe, creative, appropriate play opportunities, preparing activities through / within a stimulating environment
  • To be aware of responsibilities in respect of promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children, and work alongside others to ensure that this is achieved
  • Assisting with the provision of healthy / nutritional snacks and meals
  • Assisting the Room Supervisor with daily record keeping
  • Undertaking domestic tasks including cleaning equipment, tidying etc
  • Administering First Aid, as appropriate
  • Attend / undertake training, as appropriate
  • To be coherent with the EYFS and work with Supervisors, management and others to ensure fully adhered to.

The training you will be getting

All new recruits will have access to our comprehensive internal training program. We place a lot of time and emphasis on staff training and consistently support practitioners to further develop their knowledge and understanding. Once staff have completed our personalised, thorough induction process, all practitioners following completion of a short induction are supported to complete a Level 3 Qualification alongside working and earning a full time wage.Training will include;

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification
  • Functional Skills level 2 in English and Maths if required

Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are enthusiastic about progression - all practitioners are hired with the belief that they will grow within their role and develop into Senior positions within the Nursery. We are passionate about ensuring all practitioners have the opportunity and support to reach their full potential.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Caring


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/C+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/C+) Desired

Things to consider

At La Maternelle Family Childcare, we care about our staff team. Staff well-being and development is one of our main priorities, we know the staff team are our biggest and best asset and therefore work hard to support and ensure staff feel valued, appreciated and looked after. Benefits include: • Employee wellbeing program • Discounted leisure membership • Complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks • A plethora of rewards, surprises and recognition for a variety of reasons • Complimentary flu jab • Discounted childcare fees • A budget specifically for staff social outings, three times a year • A management team that listen and care • Access to a multitude of training and development programs and courses • Childcare • Company events • Company pension • Employee discount • Health & wellbeing programme • On-site parking

About the employer

The owners are members of the same family and are passionate & dedicated to ensuring that the care provided for the children & parents is high quality. They work closely day to day with the management team. La Maternelle has over the years acquired a fantastic local reputation for high quality care. Generated through the experiences of families who have used the nurseries alongside successful Ofsted reports. We welcome many, many families through the recommendation of our current & past families. We also thrive on welcoming back siblings to La Maternelle, meaning places for the nursery are in high demand with people registering for places for their child/children well in advance.




1 Dalton Ct,


CW11 1YD

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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


Maxim Business Training



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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