Early Years Educator Apprentice at Abbotts Nursery Group - Advanced (Level 3)

Abbotts Nursery (Employer)

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £171.50
35.0 hours per week 35 hours, no weekends; shifts to be confirmed.
21 months (duration)
1 October 2021(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are seeking enthusiastic, intelligent, academically competent and caring individuals to join our amazing team of Early Years Educators to support our outstanding early education programmes.


Duties include:

  • Encouraging learning and development, through play and teaching
  • Creating a secure environment, using imagination to help children to learn
  • Working with parents to support their children
  • Enabling children to build their literacy, language, and numeracy skills
  • Monitoring progress and planning educational games
  • Putting together activities which will keep the children engaged throughout the day
  • Being involved in displays and preparing resources
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Understanding the Safeguarding and Behaviour Policy
  • Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools
  • Running a breakfast club, lunch time club & after school clubs on occasional days

Future Prospects

Opportunity to lead to a full time role and the end of the Apprenticeship

Reality Check

Walking distance preferably

Skills Required

  • Communication skills relevant to both children and adults
  • Competent skills in numeracy, literacy, and ICT

Qualities Required

Well presented, articulate, warm personality

Qualifications Required

Level 2 Childcare qualification

Training Provided

An apprenticeship is a job with training which enables you to earn while you learn.

The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.

It is delivered in partnership with the employer via a blended approach and the apprentice will spend 20% of their time in off the job training during paid working hours.

Prior to completion, the apprentice will undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA). This consists of a portfolio of evidence, a professional discussion and a knowledge test, a pass or distinction is achievable.

Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to completion of the apprenticeship.  The apprentice will achieve these qualifications as part of the apprenticeships, if not previously gained.

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