Apprentice Early Years Educator - BALDERSBY PARK MONTESSORI NURSERY LTD - YO7 3BZ | FW Solutions

Apprenticeship Vacancies



£154.80 per week     Thirsk

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children
  • Presenting appropriate activities for the child’s development and next steps in learning
  • Observe, support and extend children’s learning and progress
  • Plan appropriately for the EYFS and ensure rich and diverse outdoor play experiences are offered
  • Maintain accurate and effective children’s records
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members making them feel welcome whenever then enter the nursery
  • Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures
  • Have a good understanding of British Values and Prevent Duty
  • Ensure the nutritional needs of the children are met and Food Safety Regulations are complied with
  • Comply with the statutory framework for the EYFS and relevant legislation including the Children Act 1989 and 2004
  • Learn about current developments in childcare and education policy and practice.
  • Be a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families
  • Positive management of children’s behaviour
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Early Years Educator
Employer Description:

Baldersby Park Montessori Nursery offers early years’ education for children from 9months – 4 years. The extremely popular and highly regarded Chrysalis Montessori Nursery, Rainton has moved into Baldersby Park, located within the grounds of Queen Mary’s School.

We follow the best of traditional standards and provide a warm and welcoming environment in which children are nurtured, motivated and eager to learn.

Vacancy Location:

Baldersby Park



Working Week:
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:00
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Training to be provided:

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working hours will be dedicated to ‘off the job training’. You will be allocated a Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your study materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times
  • End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion
  • You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard (Knowledge and Understanding, Skills and Behaviours)

You must complete the following approved qualifications mandated in the standard:

  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • English and maths Level 2 (if not already achieved)
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions is an independent provider delivering apprenticeships and vocational training, specialising in the Early Years and Education sectors.

Contact details:

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01423 536 672

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Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
18 months
Skills required:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues
  • You must have good time management skills
  • You must be a punctual person and be on time for work
Qualifications required:
  • You must hold a Level 2 Childcare qualification or relevant experience in a childcare setting (minimum 9 months) to apply for this position
  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English would be an advantage
Personal qualities:
  • You must be well presented and reliable
  • Successful candidates will have a lot of patience
  • Have a caring approach and be understanding
  • You must be a self-driven individual
Future Prospects:
  • Achievement of the Advanced Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the wider childcare sector, e.g. Room Leader, Nursery Supervisor or Nursery Manager
  • There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Levels 4 and 5 Foundation Degrees in Early Years
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Application Method:
Please apply via the FW Solutions website.
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Short Vacancy Description:

A hardworking and enthusiastic Apprentice Early Years Educator is required at a children’s Montessori day nursery in North Yorkshire. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to progress their career in childcare.

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