Early Years Level 3 Apprenticeship - La Petite Academy

Early Years Level 3

Job description

We are looking for a full time, permanent, Nursery Practitioner to join our team.

This post would suit someone who is looking to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship. We offer a fully comprehensive package of induction over the first six months of work, as well as off the job training.

As a level 3 apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your daily activities may include:

Planning and implementing fun and educational activities with the children 

Play alongside and with children to support their play

Supporting children’s creative and imaginative experiences 

Maintaining development records on key children 

Supervising children at rest times and at mealtimes 

Contributing to and promoting health and safety 

Ensuring the play area is clean and tidy at all times 

Working closely with parents and providing feedback on their child 

Useful Qualities to have

Friendly and approachable

Patient, and caring

The ability to interact positively with children and adults

Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role




The ability to work using your own initiative

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Employer information

La Petite Academy is a Ofsted rated good nursery (November 2023) with Millie's Mark for paediatric first aid excellence, Communication Friendly status and are a Maths Champions setting.

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Key info

Our reference


Wages per week



40 p/w


Derbyshire, Derby



Possible start





Early Years


La Petite
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Additional information


Good Maths- A-C (9-4) Grades in maths or equivalent is desired but not essential
Good English - A-C (9-4) Grades in English or equivalent is desired but not essential


Progression to a higher level qualification or full time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship.

Training provided

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training


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