Childcare Apprentice WIZZ KIDS PRE SCHOOL

Do you want a career within early years? This is an excellent opportunity to join this long established and highly respected Nursery. Reporting to the nursery manager, main duties will include, engaging in learning activities with young children, supporting in early learning development and building relationships with parents/guardians.

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £10.18 for under 22 year olds or £10.42 for 22 year olds and over, per hour.

  • Working week

    We offer a flexible working pattern to suit the needs of our service within our opening times of 8am -5.30pm. Shifts and Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 May 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be responsible for your own key children, typically 8-10 children.

You will have your own learning area to ensure it is continuously resourced and is refreshed weekly according to planning and topics within the Early Years Framework.

To plan for a varied, child led, differentiated, inclusive curriculum.

You will work as part of a team, to exchange ideas and promote the welfare and learning of all the children.

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

Early Years Educator Level 3 Standard.

4 days in the workplace and 1 day per week release to attend Sheffield college, City Campus.

Delivery will be a blended learning delivery model, online learning, and face to face classroom delivery.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Sustainable employment with realistic opportunity to develop further skills and experience for the committed and driven candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 4x GCSE including English Language and Maths (Grade GCSE 9-4) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Level 2 in Childcare/extensive experience (Grade pass) Essential

Things to consider

Free training, uniform, workplace pension, paid sick leave (after a qualifying period) and a good annual leave allowance.

About the employer

We are a well-established preschool based on the edge of the Peak District in Totley, Sheffield that offers its employees long term job security, competitive salary, flexible working pattern, and the support of an experienced team. Wizz Kids preschool has been established in Totley for over 30 years and is a registered charity overseen by a board of committee members. Wizz Kids is known for the great care it shows its children and families and is consistently over - subscribed.






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Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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