Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice Inglenook Children's Nursery

This is an exciting opportunity to join a happy nursery where we focus on encouraging children to be children, learning through fun and engaging play. You will be working with a dedicated team in a caring, family friendly, characterful and stimulating environment which is inviting to children, parents and staff. Based in Birmingham!

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Closing date: 17 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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

    Mon-Fri: 7:30am-6pm. Lunch 1 hour.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Adhere to all nursery policies and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure iconnect is updated promptly for meals, sleeps and nappies.
  • Ensure you are aware of all their key children’s needs and any areas where they need to be supported and are able to link this to any room planning ensuring there are always clear links to the activities and experiences being offered.
  • Ensure there are child led and adult led learning opportunities consistently offered throughout the day and the children are continually provided with activities and experiences to keep them busy, happy, challenged, and curious.
  • Ensure the activities provided are exciting, interesting, safe, and appropriate for the age of the children based on their interests and needs.
  • Ensure that we are embedding characteristics of effective learning and British values into our day-to-day practices and interactions with the children, and that planning promotes celebration of a variety of cultures to expand children’s knowledge and awareness.
  • Ensure the children’s care routines are carried out correctly, in a way that supports their learning and development and takes advantage of the one-on-one time and not to suit organisational needs.
  • Ensure all paperwork relating to the children is up-to-date and of a high quality at all times, such as any individual plans, behaviour plans and SEN plans.
  • Ensure all daily/weekly checks are completed correctly, and any issues are reported to the Manager/Deputy/Owner from these and any other issues that occur during the day.
  • Always speaking in a respectful, kind and caring way to children, parents/carer and each other in ways conducive to providing high quality care to our children.

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.
  • First Aid qualification.
  • Functional Skills (if required).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential

About the employer

To provide a second to none early years’ experience for all children, through a stimulating and well-resourced environment, allowing them to thrive emotionally, physically and educationally and being part of providing the best possible start in life. To become the nursery of choice within the local area with happy and content children, parents and staff.


Inglenook Children's Nursery


Peterbrook Road



B90 1HZ

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Training provider



Eden Hancox


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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