Early Years Educator Apprentice Level 3 – Farm

Type: Apprentice

Looking for a career in childcare? Stratford-upon-Avon Nursery, part of the Old Station Nursery Group, believe in creating brighter futures for every child in their care by providing the very best care and learning environment to the children so that they are ready for every stage of learning. Lots of great benefits including Perkbox and your birthday off!

At The Old Station Nursery what matters most to us is thatchildren feel safe and happy in our care. We want each child to leave nurserywith a love of learning and the possibility to succeed in all that comes next. Atthe heart of everything we do, we aim to inspire, nurture and innovate in orderto create brighter futures, together. We are always looking for enthusiastic,passionate and hard-working people to join our team.

As an Early Years Apprentice, you will undertake thetraining required to become a Level 3 Early Years Educator. You will berequired to support the aims and objectives of The Old Station Nursery (TOSN)and assist the staff within the nursery, working as a co-operative team member.

Key duties

  • Be fully involved with the implementation of the dailyroutine; this could include preparing, assisting in, and clearing awayactivities. You will also support the team and ensure that mealtimes arepleasant and social occasions.
  • Develop understanding of childcare and child development.
  • Develop positive relationships with the children.
  • Support nursery staff to provide high-quality environmentthat meets the needs of individual children having an awareness of anydisabilities, family cultures and medical histories.
  • Ensure the Companys Equal Opportunities and ChildProtection Policies are always adhered to.
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Learn the value of learning through play and how topresent and scaffold these learning experiences.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Undertake a shared responsibility for health, safety,hygiene, cleanliness and regulatory requirements for EHO/Ofsted health andsafety throughout the nursery.
  • Support the staff team with the general cleanliness andhygiene of the children and the environment indoors and outdoors


  • 52% childcare discount (subject to T&Cs)
  • Birthday day off!
  • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
  • Free staff uniform
  • A 100 reward each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
  • 31 days paid holiday including national Bank Holidays, which includes a whole week break over Christmas
  • Access to Perkbox, which provides a wide rangeof deals and discounts from the biggest brands, allowing you to shop and saveall year round on things that matter to you.

This includes offers on:

  • Food and drink, from takeaways to supermarketdiscounts to wine offers
  • Tech and electronics such as mobile phones andcomputers
  • Home and garden, from DIY to home appliances
  • Health and beauty such as gym memberships andpersonal care
  • Entertainment, from cinema tickets to books andevents
  • And much more!
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