Early Years Apprentice Bee Curious Childcare

Do you want to be part of an outstanding Nursery provision? At Bee Curious 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


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Shifts to be confirmed during interview

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Working with children in the setting and on outings
  • Ensuring the safety and security of children in the setting
  • Promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through provocations and invitations to play
  • Supporting children's care routines
  • Supporting meal and sleep times
  • Helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths if required
  • Delivery method and  location of training to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your 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

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Enthusiastic, Ambitious, Passionate


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5/C) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

Bee Curious Childcare continues to provide the same high-quality childcare in a Curiosity Approach accredited setting, therefore we are looking for qualified, reliable and motivated individuals to join our team. You will support the nursery manager and deputy, providing high quality activities for the children in their care. Working in partnership with the children's parents, your role will entail caring for the children's individual needs and making sure that they are safe at all times. You will learn all about the EYFS and how children learn. Bee Curious are an accredited 'Curiosity Approach’ setting and will be working towards attaining the same Ofsted rating as was recently awarded to Bee Curious Childminding (Outstanding in all areas).


Bee Curious Childcare




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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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