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Childcare Apprentice Ilm Academy

In this role, you will learn how to promote children's learning through play and the importance of communication and professionalism in the workplace. The successful applicant will communicate with other staff, children and their parents.

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Closing date: 05 Mar 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and hours to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Helping young children to learn, play and develop
  • Interact with parents on how their child has been
  • Working as part of a team with other nursery nurses
  • Reading stories and providing activities to develop children’s language skills
  • Make sure the children are safe and well at all times
  • Changing nappies or helping with potty/toilet training
  • Helping out with feeding suitable meals, snacks and drinks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be able to communicate effectively and confidently with children and adults
  • Manage your time effectively

Personal qualities

  • Be friendly
  • Happy
  • Self-motivated
  • Work in a professional manner
  • You need to be reliable
  • Flexible
  • Punctual
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Also have a keen interest in working with young children

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs or equivalents at C (4) or above in maths and English (or equivalent) are desirable but not required

Future prospects

  • Gaining a recognised qualification
  • Becoming a fully qualified nursery practitioner
  • Possibility to become a full member of staff if the opportunity arises

About the employer

ILM Nursery is a loving and caring environment, providing a rich and stimulating learning experience at the most crucial time of your child's early years of development. Our approach is child centred; safeguarding is at the heart of what we do, we will endeavour and go beyond to ensure we fulfil our trust as a provider and carer of your child. Care and safety is of the highest standard. Our philosophy is to teach the way children learn using established and innovative practices.


Ilm Academy


Gerrard Street


B19 2AH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Crackerjack Training Limited


Emma Ellis 0121 454 2043

  • Children and Young People's Workforce (Early Years Educator pathway) Level 3 certificate
  • Functional Skills maths (if GCSE A*-C (9-4) is not already achieved or equivalent)
  • Functional Skills English (if GCSE A*-C (9-4) is not already achieved or equivalent)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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