Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship - Bush Hill Park Primary School - Advanced (Level 3)

Bush Hill Park Primary School (Employer)

Sporting Futures Training (Training Provider)

Annual wage £7,503.60
30.0 hours per week Working week Mon - Fri Hrs to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 30 Weekly minimum wage £144.30 Wages discussed at interview • Expected duration 16 months • start date 01 Sep 2022 • Advanced Level Apprenticeship
16 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking to start your career in the Education sector? If you are passionate about early years and education, then this is the role for you. The Early Years Educator develops knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work in a childcare setting, with the opportunity to take responsibility for leading childcare provision.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Early Years Educators play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They will work as part of a team 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.


An Early Years Educator:

  • Plans and supervises child initiated and adult led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child.
  • Supports children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play.
  • Has key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure.
  • Observes each child and shapes their learning experience to reflect their observations.
  • Meets the care needs of the individual child such as feeding, changing nappies and administration of medicine.
  • Works in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training is provided through a blended programme of individual and group training alongside virtual learning. The programme provides opportunities to share experiences with other apprentices and learn from experienced professionals. 

Training Topics include:

  • Understanding how children learn and develop.
  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of children.
  • Understanding the value of play in early years.  

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship and End Point Assessment a Level 3 Early years Educator Apprenticeship Qualification will be achieved.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Level 3 early Years Educator in the workforce (Cache - The Early Years Educators)
  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent duty.
  • Obtain or have level 3 Paediatric First Aid Certificate

Apprentices without a Level 2 Functional Skills in English/Maths will need to achieve this prior to taking their EPA

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Practitioner in day nursery, nursery schools, reception classes and pre-school worker

Transferable skills invaluable in the wider world of work


Reality Check

You will be working with Sporting Futures Training, an Ofsted - OUTSTANDING Training Provider and National Award-Winning Training Provider Education and Childcare 2022 FEweek/AELP

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths - English (Grade 4) Desired
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