Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship KIDO SCHOOLS UK LIMITED

Kïdo has a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring apprentice to join our team. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are ambitious and want to gain an early years qualification while getting hands-on experience.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts between 7.30am and 6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents to provide the best service for our families.
  • Ensure that every child's wellbeing is met by providing a thriving and safe environment.
  • Safeguarding all children in the setting and making sure any child protection concerns are always appropriately acted upon immediately.
  • You will observe, monitor and support delivering activities and learning experiences linked to the EYFS.
  • Ensure children’s progress and achievements are regularly and effectively assessed and recorded. Including any activities, served meals and medication administered.
  • Meet the needs of individual children, having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures, and medical histories.
  • Learn and maintain high standards in the nursery.
  • Support and serve food to children, ensuring any special dietary requirements are met at all times.

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
  • NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid OR Level 3 Award Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Apprentices will achieve a qualification which has been approved to count towards the EYFS Level 3 child:staff ratios
  • Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English, if required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once you have finished the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity to continue working for the same company and progress on to Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner, EYITT, ECT or Level 3 Early Years SENCO.
  • Early Years Educators are found in a range of settings including day nurseries, playgroups, nursery schools, pre-schools, kindergartens, primary schools, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision, giving you a broad range of employment opportunities 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Patience, Positive can-do attitude, Passion for working with kids


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

Things to consider

Opportunity for excellent long-term career development in a fast-growing international company You get 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) gaining a extra day each year of service. You get your birthday off if it falls on a working day. Free childcare if your child attends one of our nurseries (Spaces upon availability* ) Annual performance related pay reviews Company awards and celebrations twice a year. Access to a health care cash plan. £500 refer a friend bonus for recommending Kïdo Hastee - Through the Hastee app you can access pay as you earn as well as support with your financial literacy and savings. Perkbox account with access to many discounts and offers, including mindfulness, meditation, and fitness apps for you to access in the comfort of your own home! Access to our 24/7 employee assistance programme including free structured confidential counselling sessions. Cycle to work scheme - this scheme means that you can buy a bike and accessories through Kido. You can spread the costs, make tax savings, get fit and also save money on your normal commute!

About the employer

Kïdo are a network of innovative international nurseries with settings across India, USA and the UK . We run 12, soon to be 14, Good and Outstanding nurseries in and around London. We fuse the best practises from the Montessori, Reggio Emilia and Waldorf Steiner approaches and combine them with beautiful modern learning spaces and 21st century technology.




Earl Haig Hall

18 Elder Avenue

Crouch End

N8 9DE

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Training provider



Courtney Pring


0117 235 5256

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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