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L3 Early Years Educator Apprentice - London BARNARDO'S

Barnardo’s Bow and Wetherell Nurseries are looking for ambitious, enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about offering babies young children the best possible start in life and who are interested in gaining a Level 3 Ofsted recognised qualification in Early Years Education! 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: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working shifts are; Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm / 9am - 5pm / 10am - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will learn how to plan and implement inclusive play, promote speech, language and communication development and ensure that everything you do is in line with safeguarding and equality policies and procedures. You will also learn how to use reflective practice to get the most from your own continuous professional development.

Your roles and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.
  • To ensure that the nursery is a clean, safe environment for children, staff and others.
  • To follow the training and guidance to safeguard the children at all times.
  • Developing partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact. This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 18 month apprenticeship you will have gained; a First Aid and Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of a successful apprenticeship Barnardo’s will endeavour to find an appropriate role employment within the organisation or as part of our Talent Pool Agency to help find suitable employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare (Grade Pass) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

High quality services to support children’s learning and development from 6 months to 5 years underpinned by the Early Years Foundation Stage. Childcare for working parents, weekday between 8am and 6pm. Safe and stimulating environments with high quality equipment which meets all health and safety requirements. A strong participation ethos, where children’s views are valued and respected and where families and Barnardo’s staff work together to develop support plans and evaluate outcomes.




93 Bromley High Street


E3 3EN

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Feb 2023