Level 3 Apprentice in Childcare SPON LANE DAY NURSERY LIMITED

To work in a new nursery that opened Spring 2017. You must have achieved your L2 within childcare in a nursery setting and now be looking to continue and achieve your level 3.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Hours will be discussed and confirmed at interview. The nursery is open between 7.30am - 6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • The post holder will help support a warm and welcoming environment within a Childcare setting, where young children and their families can feel valued and obtain positive help and support.
  • To assist with all aspects of organising activities and supervising children within the nursery and outdoor play environment.
  • To help provide stimulating learning experiences enabling young children to grow in confidence and independence.
  • Participate in staff meetings as and when required.
  • Responsible for ensuring the learning environment is cleaned and tidied at the end of each session.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures in accordance with OFSTED, with regards to adequate record keeping.
  • To support the development of strong partnerships with parents/carers, and recognise the importance of involving parents/carers in all aspects of a child's work.
  • Observe children during play, maintaining accurate records for their learning journey’s.
  • Participate in parent reviews discussing children’s development, behaviour and expectations.
  • To ensure that in line with safeguarding/child protection procedures, all concerns are reported to the appropriate person in a sensitive and confidential manner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of Ofsted Standards/Safeguarding
  • Level 2 qualification in Childcare ( achieved within a nursery setting)
  • Punctual
  • Flexible
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Ability to communicate effectively and precisely
  • Well presented
  • Patient, with a warm personality
  • Willing to learn
  • Self motivated
  • Team player

Qualifications required

Level 2 already obtained in a nursery setting and Functional Skills/GCSEs/or equivalent.

Future prospects

To gain a full time job within the nursery as a qualified member of staff.

About the employer

New nursery that opened Spring 2017. Our vision is to create a homely environment for our children to feel safe and loved, make secure attachments to their key person to enable them to thrive, gain self-confidence and become independent learners. The uniqueness of our children is respected and celebrated, we aim to create and maintain outstanding provision where children’s interests and opinions matter. Our children will be given the opportunity to develop their own individual character and explore their creative abilities to develop holistically and achieve their potential to the fullest and be given the best start in life.





Spon Lane

West Bromwich

B70 6AB

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location

Training provider

  • Level 3 in Childcare
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate
  • Level 2 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College


Laura Hancox 01216675018 laura.hancox@sandwell.ac.uk

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017