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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship L3 KIDS 1ST STEPS LTD

Kids 1st Steps Ltd provides the highest standard of nursery care and education within a unique home environment. We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice to join our team who can provide a hands-on, fun, creative and an innovative environment for children.

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Closing date: 18 Feb 2023

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

    Tuesday - Friday, 7:30am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

1. Plan exciting, motivating learning opportunities for children.

2. Analyse and create next stages of child’s learning.

3. Undertake all daily nursery duties under supervision of a mentor.

4. Contribute to preparing the nursery environment to create an enabling environment to learn.

5. Working closely with families to fully understand children’s cultural capital, so planned learning is effective, and highly engaging.

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

Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification. Paediatric First Aid Level 3. This training will be conducted primarily at the employer’s site.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential of leading to full time employment as an Early Years Educator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade C/4) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare (Grade L2) Desired

About the employer

Kids 1st Steps is a teacher-led private day-care nursery that provides a good early education and childcare experience for children and families. We believe that all our children can succeed, and we know that children can achieve this success when they are happy, feel cared for, valued and appreciate their work. This is why at Kids 1st Steps, we are committed to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to fulfil their potential and we take pride in inspiring them to achieve their very best within a happy environment where respect and tolerance for self and others are embedded




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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