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A great opportunity to progress your career in Childcare with this Bespoke Day-Care and Preschool for children aged 3 months to 5 years old in Streatham!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Mar 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

We are currently looking for someone ambitious and career driven to join our team from the local area.

Your daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • To provide a high standard of Child Care to all of the children in our care
  • To support and safeguard the children
  • To Look after the general wellbeing an safety for children while providing activities that are fun and educational to them
  • To work as part of a team
  • Preparing inspirational learning activities
  • Set up a range of free play activities both inside and outside
  • Help serve meals and snacks to children
  • Change nappies (only if you hold a valid DBS)
  • Make up bottles for babies
  • Take children on walks
  • Plan and observe children during play
  • Assist in the preparation of materials and equipment for children education and recreation
  • Carry out routine checks on equipment to make sure they are safe and clean
  • Watch, play and care for young people and babies
  • Communicate with both formally and informally with parents/other members of staff
  • Work with children in a small group encourage and support
  • Accurately recording observation of children and setting targets
  • Help children keep good hygiene
  • Keep records of children’s progress and interest
  • Assist with daily routine, circle time, snack time, activities, sleep time, meal time, setting up and tiding up

Working Hours are 8am to 6pm, 4 days a week (within Monday to Friday)
Salary is £4.30ph for 16-17 years old / £5.00ph for 18+

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Has a genuine love of children and working with them in small groups or one to one
  • Responsible for own actions and for others activity
  • Commitment to providing a high standard of childcare at all times
  • Able to maintain and provide a safe environment at all times and assess risks and act accordingly
  • Reliable and dependable to work ongoing for at least 14 to 15 months in line with apprenticeship duration
  • Looking for an opportunity to work and train at the same time in the child care sector
  • Able to communicate with adults in a formal manner

Personal qualities

  • Must be patience and a have good sense of humour
  • Be confident in caring for children of different ages
  • Sensitive and compassionate if children are upset or need support
  • Full of Energy and confident when interacting with the children
  • A Team Player
  • Being creative and artsy is an advantage

Desired qualifications

  • No prior qualification required, higher level GCSE are an advantage for this Level 3 position
  • DBS needs to be completed upon offer of employment

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development is provided in the first year, if the candidate progresses and wants to expand this opportunity as a career - there may be a further extension to the employment period and possibly offered a permanent position as a qualified member of staff.

About the employer

We run a bespoke nursery and preschool in Streatham, London. We are open from 8am -6pm and we take children from 3 months-5 years old. We take care of all the children’s basic needs and provide fun creative activities in a stimulating environment.





Pinfold Road


SW16 2SN

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry


Tess Thomas 02393 876404

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 3,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.


  • On completion of this 18 months apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator delivered under the Level 3 Standard
  • For L3 Course L2 in Maths and English if not already achieved at GCSE level with a C in both subjects will be delivered
  • First Aid Qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Mar 2022