Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice at Little Tinkers Day Nursery, Accrington

Job Information
Job Type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Advanced Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £4.81 per hour
Hours Per Week Monday - Friday. Shifts TBC - 30 hours per week
Job Description

Main responsibilities :

  • To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years
  • To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff, and others
  • To developing partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child's development

Duties will include:

  • To attend team meetings and imputing ideas
  • Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing, and feeding
  • To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the nursery
  • To be aware of the nurseries confidentiality policy
Person Specification


  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To attend ALL out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents’ evenings summer fair, Christmas party, etc.
  • To input and contribute to ideas regarding implementation of policies and procedures such as Early Years Foundation Stage


  • Contribute to good standards of hygiene and cleanliness in Nursery
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the trainee's supervisor from time to time
  • The trainee's duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the nursery's Equal Opportunities policy
  • Look upon the nursery as a "whole" where can you help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times.
  • To be aware of all emergency and fire evacuation procedures
  • To be aware of sections 7 & 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • To understand that as part of training you will be required to move to other parts of the nursery
  • To be flexible in hours and duties in order to meet the needs and requirements of the nursery

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Fun, happy, smiley
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Forward thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Good with children

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Other Information

Training to be provided


Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2/3 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

How To Apply