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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship WHIZ KIDS SOUTHGATE LTD

You will report to a room leader learning how to support children’s healthy lifestyles through food, nutrition and exercise. You will understand safeguarding regulations, ensure ratios are maintained in the workplace and assist with the transition from nursery to school working on children's communication, literacy and numeracy skills.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 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

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Daily cleaning rotas, nappy changing, other housekeeping duties  
  • Develop knowledge and follow the operational policies, procedures and employee handbook
  • Be proactive in activity planning, child observation and development records
  • Share relevant information, ensuring this is communicated to your manager
  • Provide staff cover periodically
  • Attend mandatory training/workshops 
  • Attend courses
  • Stick to course deadlines
  • Maintain health and safety procedures
  • Show respect and maintain confidentiality

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

Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

Award in Paediatric First Aid


Level 2 Functional skills in Maths & English if required

College attendance is 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 a Management position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, 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 Southgate is one of our two wonderful children’s nurseries in Peterborough. This brand new, purpose-built nursery is conveniently located at Brightfield Business Hub on Bakewell Road in Orton Southgate. We open earlier than our other settings at 6am, meaning we are able to better accommodate your childcare requirements around your shift patterns and commitments. We provide a safe and happy homely environment. We accept children aged between 0-5 years of age.








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Training provider



Sharon Dickinson

01733 762356

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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