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Childcare Apprenticeship at Churchfields Churchfields Day Nursery

We are looking for someone who would like to develop a career in early years education, is committed to supporting all children in their learning including those with additional needs. You will play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8am - 5pm subject to change in line with business needs.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Activity planning
  • Liaison with parents
  • Assist with the care and supervision of children

Key Worker:

  • Assessing and planning
  • Direct play work
  • Can observe and record children's progress with the support of the team
  • Will help children develop particular skills through working in small groups or a one-to-one basis
  • Can support the manager in the day to day delivery of their sessions by assisting them with preparation and resourcing

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

The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.

Prior to completion, the apprentice will undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA). This consists of a portfolio of evidence, a professional discussion and a knowledge test, a pass or distinction is achievable.

Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to completion of the apprenticeship. These are a requirement if not already achieved GCSEs or equivalent.

Along with the apprenticeship standard, the apprentice will also achieve a Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce (Early Years Educator) (RQF) and a First Aid Certificate. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Could lead to a permenent position after completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Must be able to successfully obtain a DBS

About the employer

We pride ourselves on providing a quality experience, and a home-from-home feel for the children and their families. Our staff are warm, friendly and caring.


Churchfields Day Nursery


Churchfields Day Nursery

Recreation Road


B61 8DT


Learner Recruitment Officer

01543 711153

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023