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Early Years Apprenticeship - Level 3 WHIZ KIDS IBSTOCK LTD

You will learn how to support children’s healthy lifestyles through food, nutrition and exercise. You will assist with the transition from nursery to school working on children's communication, literacy and numeracy skills. You will be proactive in the process of activity planning and observe children's activities.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Monday to Friday - you will work 36 hours per week between 07:30 – 18:00 - the exact working pattern will be discussed with you

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To understand and to respect the need for consistency of care for the children - report for duty on time, maintain regular attendance, give appropriate notice of holiday requests.
  • To ensure that clean and hygienic standards are always maintained. This includes daily cleaning rotas, nappy changing and other nursery/housekeeping duties.
  • To develop a thorough knowledge of the company’s operational policies and procedures and the employee handbook; ensuring that they are always followed and respected.
  • To be proactive in the process of activity planning, child observation and development records on a regular basis and as requested by your room leader, deputy and manager.
  • To follow all routines, duties, rotas, record keeping activities and any other reasonable duties as requested by your room leader, deputy or manager.
  • To show respect to your room leader, deputy and manager at all times.
  • To share relevant information and ensure that information passed between parents and staff is communicated to your room leader, deputy and manager as appropriate.
  • To be involved in developing and delivering a stimulating and creative atmosphere within the group.
  • To provide staff cover within the nursery group periodically, as requested by their management team.
    To attend all mandatory training sessions and workshops as advised by your manager.
  • To attend staff meetings, professional development training and any other events as requested by your nursery manager.
  • To carry out any other reasonable additional duties as requested by your room leader, deputy or manager from time to time.
  • To take responsibility for continued professional development by attending courses, receiving constructive feedback and reading relevant material.
  • To stick to the coursework deadlines given by tutor.
  • To maintain health and safety procedures at all times.
  • To be fully up to date with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and ensure your practice meets and aims to exceed requirements.
  • To show respect to all staff members, children and the general public in the setting.
  • Maintain Confidentiality about all issues relating to children and the families and your own and other staff members issues and any other management or operational issues.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard 
  • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) 
  • NCFE CACHE (Level 3) Award in Paediatric First Aid 60307523
  • Transferrable Skills as required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to be a fully qualified Early Years Educator. With experience and good skills progression to Room Leader or Management Positions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Professional attitude, Good time keeper


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential

About the employer

Whiz Kids Ibstock is our exciting new nursery in Ibstock near Leicester. Our nursery rooms provide a safe and happy homely environment with wooden play equipment easily accessible to help and encourage children’s independent skills which allows them the freedom to choose and create their own play.






LE67 6LG

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Training provider



Sharon Dickinson

01733 762356

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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