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Apprentice Early Years Educator

York Conferences Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
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Fixed term
13,408 per annum
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Role Description

York Campus Nursery are looking for two Apprentice Early Years Educators, to join the team to provide at all times a warm, safe, caring, and stimulating environment for the children aged 0-5, within the nursery’s care.


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual, who has a keen interest in pursuing a career within childcare. As an Apprentice you will participate in structured and supervised on the job training to achieve a level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship.  

Key Requirements

  • Commitment to study towards and achieve a Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship
  • GCSE English and Maths, or equivalent qualification (preferred)
  • An ability to work sympathetically with children and parents
  • Awareness of Health & Safety and practical hygiene issues
  • Ability to work calmly whilst working in a hectic environment

The fixed term contract is for a period of two years, working 37 hours per week. The salary is £13,408 per annum.

You will be entitled to 30 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays per annum (some of which will be taken when the nursery is closed).

YCL run a range of employee reward schemes and a discount scheme for national and local businesses, including restaurants and retail outlets.

Closing date: 22 January 2020

Interview date: 6 & 7 February 2020

York Conferences Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

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