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Inspired Learning Group (ILG) is a growing group of 16 independent preparatory schools and nurseries across Greater London. Overall, our staff of over 330 are responsible for over 1,300 pupils, making us one of the largest independent school groups in the UK.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    21 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • To work towards and complete a level 2 or 3 apprenticeship in Early Years
  • To support the staff team in providing high quality care and education for all children attending the nursery
  • 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.
  • To actively support and promote the nursery’s policies and practices, particularly those on Inclusion and Equal Opportunities
  • To report accidents and incidents to a member of staff to ensure records are properly maintained and relevant first aid administered.
  • To participate and contribute towards all Ofsted inspections and Local Authority visits.
  • To participate in the nursery supervision and appraisal scheme
  • To participate in relevant training and development
  • Be responsible for and committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of any children, young people and any vulnerable groups you may come into contact with during your employment
  • To be flexible within working practices in the setting, including undertaking domestic tasks when and where this is necessary, and to attend out of working hours activities (such as training sessions, staff meetings and parents’ evenings) when required
  • To carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by the Management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's C/4 in mathematics and English language or above preferable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Possible permanent position

Things to consider

  • Physically active all day. Cleaning and tiding on a daily basis
  • From 1st April 2021, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship

About the employer

ILG is a growing group of independent preparatory schools and nurseries in South-East England. We take great pride in each one of them, supporting them enthusiastically in the achievement of excellence. We do this by striving to inspire each individual pupil to achieve the personal and social development and the academic result which best matches his or her personality and talents.





The Broadway


SW19 1NL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited


Sam Keeble 07495 553353

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills in English & maths if required
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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