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Early Years Educator Apprentice Nursery on the Heath

To work as part of the team, under the direction of the Room Leader to follow the Early Years Foundation Stage and provide safe, high quality and stimulating care to ensure that every baby/young child makes good progress and no baby/young child gets left behind

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2022

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

    4 x 10 hour shifts between the hours of 7:15am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To assist with the daily routine including intimate care, the preparation and service of snack/meal times (food hygiene training will be provided as part of our induction procedure)

To help set up the room at the start of the day and tidy away at the end of each day

To contribute towards short term planning and daily reflective practice to ensure children's enthusiasm and interests are extended and successful activities revisited

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Experience of working in a Nursery or early years setting is desirable

Be suitable, both mentally and physically, to care for children

Ability to communicate and maintain friendly relationships with children, parents/carers and staff

Ability to work on own initiative and cope with a busy Nursery setting, seeking guidance when necessary

Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

Ability to work in a professional manner at all times

Personal qualities

Confident, Creative, Helpful, Organised, Willingness to work in all weather for outdoor learning opportunity, a passion for working with children and the ability to work as part of a happy team

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade 4-9 (A-C) in English and maths are essential (or equivalant qualification)

Future prospects

There will be opportunities for progression and a permanent position subject to performance.

Things to consider

Early start

10 hour days

About the employer

Nursery on the Heath is a private independent setting, based in the beautiful village of Hatfield Heath Bishops Stortford, catering for children from 3 months old up to 5 years in age. 

​Established in 2011, we pride our self on the support, recommendations and word of mouth of our families past and present.  We are pleased to say Nursery on the Heath (aka NOTH) has a home from home feel that keeps the children at the centre of its practice and care.


Nursery on the Heath


The Heath

Bishop's Stortford

CM22 7EB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hertford Regional College


The Apprenticeship Team 01992 411572

Working towards completing Level 3 Early years Educator Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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