Early Years Apprentice Level 3

Type: Apprentice
Region: East Midlands

Hermitage Nursery School is part of Storal, a group of nurseries

across England. It is our vision at Storal to be the nursery group that every

family and educator wants to be part of. Our values are built around creating

this environment for teams and children. We believe in high standards, praising

each other, pulling together as a team whilst actively helping others to grow

and that’s only the beginning of the story. We do what we say we do and if you

align with this approach, then a Storal nursery is the place for you.??

? About

the job:


Encourage a love of learning through high

quality teaching under the EYFS framework


Ensure all children are kept safe and have rich

stimulating experiences


Build relationships with the team to create an

inspiring working environment


To complete assignments and training set out in

agreement to gain the relevant childcare qualifications

What we can offer you:

Salary: £6.40 per hour based on experience and



Annual wellness day off


Company sick pay


50% childcare discount


Access to retail and other discounts through



Holidays increasing to 22 days after 2 years

service and 25 days after 5 years service


Performance related bonuses


Dedicated learning and development support


Access to one-to-one confidential counselling

sessions through our Employee Assistance Programme


Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Storal 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 Storal ‘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.

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths/English or equivalent, or willingness to work towards the required level of functional skills alongside the apprenticeship.

Some experience working with babies or children under the age of five

Option for skills Bootcamp course to start accelerated apprenticeship at level 3 for the right candidate.

Skills required

Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS

Reflecting the Storal values around responsibility, openness and working together

Excellent communication skills

A willingness to learn about the early years sector

Interpersonal skills and relationship building

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to use own initiative


At Storal we aim to nurture your personal development and extend your opportunities for learning.

Qualification / Standard : ST0135 Early years educator

Duration 15 months

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