Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship KINDERLAND DAY NURSERY LTD

As an apprentice, you will work with children, attend all trainings, complete all assignments set on time, work as a part of the team, liaise with mentor and manager.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.83 per hour

  • Working week

    9am to 6pm- Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice, you will work with children, attend all trainings, complete all assignments set on time, work as a part of the team, liaise with mentor and manager.

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • To attend meetings and participate in sharing ideas
  • To provide care for children including changing and feeding under supervision
  • To meet personal, social and emotional needs of individual children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the nursery
  • To be aware of the nursery's confidentiality policy, and other policies the manager deems appropriate
  • To be a team player
  • To desire to help children develop and grow to achieve their full potential
  • To be enthusiastic and patient
  • To come to work with A BIG smile

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

Over the course of 15 – 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).

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 3 Early years education qualification, a TQUK Diploma in Early Years, and a Level 3 Paediatric First Aid qualification.

We and our employer partners are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, so a DBS check will be required for this role. To make you aware, this position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared, and you will be asked about these during the recruitment process.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become a qualified early years practitioner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Our Nursery is open for 51 weeks of the year, and is closed at weekends and on bank holidays. We are closed between 23rd December and the first working day after the 1st January. We are open between the hours of 7.30am and 6.30pm, Monday - Friday.

About the employer

The vision of Kinderland Day Nursery is to provide an environment where children are happy, stimulated, safe and healthy. We have a lovely building and fantastic resources but truly believe that our staff are the best resource and make the biggest difference in our children's lives! Our nursery prides itself on the exceptional level of quality care it provides for young children aged between 3 months to 5 years. We provide a loving, caring and friendly environment, one in which children have plenty of opportunities to grow and develop in order to reach their full potential. We are a family run Day Nursery that has been providing innovative, quality childcare in South Croydon since 1995.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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