Lavender Hall Kindergarten

Early Years Educator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Lavender Hall Kindergarten (Employer)

Suffolk New College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £137.60
32.0 hours per week Hours TBC 5 days per week between 8am-6pm
24 months (duration)
8 November 2021(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to begin a career as a child care professional undertaking the new Early Years Educator L3 Standard


An Early Years Educator will be trained and supported in the following duties and responsibilities.

  • Create Lesson Plans
  • Lead Daily Activities
  • Monitor Children
  • Encourage and Engage Children
  • Keep Classroom Clean and Stimulating
  • Assess In-Class and Homework Assignments
  • Attend Staff Meetings

Future Prospects

For the right candidate who proves to be reliable, enthusiastic, with the diligence to learn and successfully complete their apprenticeship the prospects of a full time role are excellent.

Skills Required

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem solving

Qualities Required

  • You will have a warm caring and sensitive nature
  • You will be well presented to reflect the nature of our professional role.
  • You will be reliable and a good time keeper
  • You will be passionate about beginning a career in education

Qualifications Required

Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.

Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required

Training Provided

arly Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurse and childminders, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, preschools, reception classes and as childminders. They may either be working on their own or supervising others to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their chosen occupation.

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