Early Years Educator Apprentice

  • Puddle-Ducks
  • PUTNEY, London, Greater London
  • £11.12 per hour

Puddle-Ducks Nursery are looking for a level 3 early years educator apprentice. Puddle-ducks’ No 1 aim is to ensure your child achieves their maximum outcomes for their age group and development stage. You will provide play activities which encourage and promote children’s numeracy, literacy and language development.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £11.12 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    17 months

  • Location
    PUTNEY, London
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Early years educator (ST0135)
  • Employer


Puddle-Ducks Nursery is a caring “home from home” daycare nursery, currently looking for an early years apprentice, to support the nursery practitioner to observe children's develop, ensuring safeguarding is paramount and the children are thriving within their environment.

Duties Include;

  • Planning and supervising fun and educational activities
  • Managing a daily schedule that includes activities, toilet breaks, lunch and rest time
  • Observing children and taking notes of any problematic behaviour
  • Feeding and changing babies
  • Communicating with parents and staff members
  • Ensuring the safety of children
  • Helping children learn through play and promoting language through daily activities

For more information about this vacancy please contact Realise on 0333 444 3973 (Ref ID: 236494)

Company website : https://puddle-ducks.org.uk/

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Time management

  • Must have a level 2 childcare qualification or 12 months experience of working in an early years setting with children

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Puddle-Ducks 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.

You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

• Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

• Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator

• Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

• Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

This will be delivered through Puddle-Ducks Nursery’s dedicated training provider, Realise.

Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

  • Fun and bubbly person, that enjoys being around children and watching them achieve.
  • Creative thinking for fun learning and invitation to activities, when setting up activities.

At the end of the apprenticeship you will be a highly trained early years educator. Depending on the setting in which you work you could progress onto becoming a room leader or taking on additional specialisms such as special educational needs co-ordinator or the designated safeguarding lead

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