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Blue Jay Limited

Qualification: Early years educator (Level 3)

Location: London

At Purple Jay Nursery we are looking for an apprentice to join our team. You will be working alongside our qualified and experienced staff who will support your childcare journey. You will also be assigned a mentor and be working under the direction of the nursery manager and deputy.

Vacancy Description

To participate in the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage

To participate in the observation and assessment of children under the direction of colleagues

To provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment, both indoors and outdoors at all times.

To assist colleagues in planning and implementing a variety of engaging activities to meet the children’s individual needs and interests

To participate in supporting the children’s personal, social and emotional development, including the promotion of positive behaviour strategies

To actively support the development of children’s language, communication and thinking skills

To establish and maintain positive relationships with the children and their families

Assist in maintaining a high standard of hygiene, being aware of health and safety at all times.


Early Years Educator level 3

English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required

Course Duration

15 Months

Desired Skills

Passionate working with children

A mature and ambitious person

English accurate


Be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Be able to relate and engage with young children

Be creative and enthusiastic

Well organised

Personal Qualities

Willingness to learn







Sure what they want to do after the course

Working Week

Monday – Friday

30 hours


£540 per month

£ 6,480 per annum

Future Prospects

Career Progression


There is a requirement, subject to appropriate guidance or training, to lift and carry children, and to spend time outdoors throughout the year and in all weathers. You will be required to provide a satisfactory enhanced DBS check (and other, if required), Two satisfactory references and entitlement to work in the UK

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