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Excell learning centre - Early Years Apprentice Excell Learning Centre Limited

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate who is passionate about childcare and is keen to help young minds to grow, learn and explore, while developing childcare skills themselves they will help to provide a stimulating and exciting learning environment that meets each child's individual needs and prepares them for life beyond nursery.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly 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 – Friday - 37.5 hrs per week - 7.5-hour day - Shift work between the hours of 7.45am and 6pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Excell is looking for an early year’s apprentice to join their highly skilled team of staff, the successful candidate will be expected to work with children aged 2 years and above alongside other members of the team.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Supervising children in play.
  • Assisting children at meal times.
  • Observing and planning for children’s interests and development needs.
  • Maintaining hygiene standards within the setting.
  • As part of our policy all staff have Safeguarding responsibilities and are required to report any concern.
  • Successful candidate would report to the Centre Manager/ deputy manager on a daily basis.    

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passionate working with children
  • A mature and ambitious person 
  • Good command of the English Language
  • Adaptable 
  • Be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Be able to relate and engage with young children
  • Be creative and enthusiastic
  • Well organised 
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn 
  • Responsible 
  • Patient 
  • Tidy 
  • Caring
  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • Calm

Desired qualifications

Minimum 4 A*-C/ 9-4 GCSEs or equivalent

Future prospects

Permanent role for the right candidate

Things to consider

Candidate would expect to often work in a noisy environment and would be required to have a level of flexibility as things can change often in childcare settings.

About the employer

Excell is a day nursery operating out of a converted house in Lee, South East London. They provide full and part time childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years.

The centre is open for 51 weeks a year with closure for 1 week at Christmas and on bank holidays.

At Excell Learning Centre they aim to provide the highest standards of care and provide a well-planned curriculum where children have fun and learn through play.


Excell Learning Centre Limited


59 St. Mildreds Road


SE12 0RE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire2Learn


Jerome Watson 0208 989 9832

Early Years Educator level 3

English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2021