Acorn Academy Day Nursery Ltd

Childcare Apprentice Level 3 (1) - Advanced (Level 3)

Acorn Academy Day Nursery Ltd (Employer)

Peterborough Regional College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - 8 hours a day between the hours of 7.30am– 6pm.
21 months (duration)
19 December 2021(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
10 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This position is for a Level 3 Apprentice. A mentor will be available to the student to support the study. The apprentice will be trained in the curriculum, planning and will hold learning journal for their key children and will be expected to follow all good practice and procedures within the nursery. A uniform is provided.


  • A classroom position working with up to 4 team members.
  • Responsible to the manager and room supervisor.
  • Working with key children responsibility for the care and planning.
  • Liaising with parents.

Future Prospects

While at the nursery you will be given all the tools to become a proficient nursery nurse. Opening up many avenues for future employment. We have had 3 apprentices her over the last 6 years of which 2 are employed by us still, one has reached a supervisors position.

Skills Required

A desire to support children with their learning and wellbeing.

Patient, calm and a willingness to work hard for the benefit of the children within the nursery.

Qualities Required

  • Calm
  • Accountable
  • Good time keeping and reliable.
  • A desire to support children in the early years

Qualifications Required

Ideally the applicant will have Grade 4 (C) in Maths & English.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Functional skills in maths & English if required
  • A level 3 childcare qualification graded via an end point assessment
  • College attendance is required
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) 
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