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Early Years Educator Apprentice Ildiko Kontar

We are looking for a fun, motivated, enthusiastic apprentice to join our friendly team. The ideal candidate is passionate about childcare, organised with good time management skills and has some experience working with children under the age of 3. Someone who is committed to delivering exceptional care to children and a desire to make a difference

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 08:00 and 18:00, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Our Early Years Team excel in teamwork and we will deliver and outstanding learning experience to you and develop your skills through innovative training.

Flexible working pattern can be discussed to suit all candidates. 

The role of an apprentice is to all children receive high quality care, are kept safe and provided with planned and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs and support all aspects of EYFS.

The apprentice is part of a team responsible for the wellbeing of the children, working closely with the management. The successful candidate has to be creative, fun, able to follow directions to implement new ideas and use a range of strategies to continually improve practice. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with children under the age of 3

Personal qualities

  • Caring and responsible nature
  • Sense of humour and creativity
  • Honest and imaginative
  • Punctuality and self-motivation
  • To be able to work individually as well as part of a team

Desired qualifications

GCSEs (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further learning opportunities to fulfil room leader / manager position.

Things to consider

Our benefits package includes:

  • Funding of your apprenticeship
  • Additional learning opportunities up to Level 5 in Childcare or Management
  • Up to 32 days holiday a year
  • Personal development fund of £200 per year
  • Round the world trip and 2 weeks additional holiday for 5 years of service
  • Free daily lunch and refreshments
  • Promotion opportunities within our company
  • Brilliant team culture, parties and celebrations

About the employer

Alma Montessori Childcare is established around a culture of home-from-home care, inclusivity and close-supervision, facilitated by the size of the setting, to help children of all abilities, ages and stages thrive. Alma Montessori is a small, registered childminding setting providing a safe, nurturing home-from-home environment for families around the West London area. 


Ildiko Kontar


39 Tavistock Avenue




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company


Rebecca Barnes 01753598538

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification

Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) Or complete a first aid course delivered by one of the following types of organisations as per the EYFS requirements. Voluntary aid society, member of trade body with an approval and monitoring system or acknowledged by the Health and Safety Executive.

Over the course of 18 months (dependent upon the level of course an apprentice is being enrolled onto), you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare, wellbeing principles for children and at higher levels, child protection, data, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management (these modules may differ).

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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