Knighton Day Nursery

Early Years Educator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Knighton Day Nursery (Employer)

Interserve Learning & Employment (Services) Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £137.60
32.0 hours per week Days and shifts to be confirmed.
18 months (duration)
10 June 2021(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
30 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The right candidate will be enthusiastic, have initiative, a positive attitude towards their work and a desire to further their career in Early Years. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.


Duties will include:

  • Responsible for key children
  • Support children’s learning and development by providing stimulating activities, planning, observing, and considering the next steps of development for each child
  • Completing relevant paperwork and assessments under the EYFS framework
  • Become competent with understanding and using the EYFS framework/standards
  • Liaising with parents and building relationships as their child’s key worker
  • Taking instructions and guidance from room leaders and other senior nursery practitioners

Future Prospects

To progress onto become a qualified level 3 practitioner.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Must have some experience of working with children

Qualities Required

  • Curious with a have a go attitude
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to work alongside others
  • Patience
  • Accept and use feedback to further own development.
  • Reliable
  • Creative
  • Caring
  • Trustworthy
  • Willing to go the extra mile to give the children the best possible experiences
  • Keen to learn
  • Passion and enthusiasm – we can teach what we do, but we can’t teach this

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferred.

Level 2 qualification in Childcare (or equivalent).

Training Provided

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Knighton Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

If successful, you will complete a Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme delivered through Knighton Day Nurseries dedicated training provider, Realise.

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