Early Years Educator Apprentice CHANNING CHILD CARE LTD

Channing Child Care Ltd are looking to take on an early year's educator apprentice. You will work collaboratively with the staff team in the planning, delivery and evaluation of high-quality learning opportunities for children.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is dependent on age.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts are to be confirmed, between 7.30am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties:

  • Supporting children and their families
  • To work collaboratively with the staff team in the planning, delivery and evaluation of high-quality learning opportunities for children
  • To be fully involved in the planning and development, of interpersonal skills and to undertake activities to support the personal, social and emotional needs of children
  • To assist in the devising of children’s individual targets and the monitoring and reviewing of those targets
  • To develop positive relationships with children, parents and staff to assist children’s progress and attainment
  • To record assessments for key children on a regular basis and to use documentation to engage parents in supporting children’s learning

Supporting learning and the curriculum:

  • To monitor individual children’s progress and to engage parents in discussing their children’s needs achievements and concerns
  • To support children’s positive learning dispositions and the management of children’s behaviour
  • To undertake tasks as discussed in daily planning meetings
  • To provide ideas, materials and learning strategies for activities
  • To undertake the recording of children’s achievements in partnership with their parents
  • To support the use of ICT in learning activities


  • Be involved in the preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment
  • Keep accident, incident, and risk assessment records
  • Supervise meals / snack times and where appropriate preparation of babies’ bottles
  • Adhere to the Policies and Procedures of Channing’s Childcare Ltd and compliance with the guidelines of Ofsted
  • Be hardworking and enthusiastic
  • Have a sense of fun
  • DBS is required

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Apprenticeship training will take place in the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C / 4 and above) Essential
Other Early Years Level 2 (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

The Channings Childcare group of nurseries provides good quality care for babies, toddlers, and preschool children. Channings childcare is a family of 6 nurseries situated across Oldham and Rochdale. The settings have been designed as an inspiring space for children to develop, offering a wide range of resources for both indoor and outdoor play. Staff are passionate about giving the children the opportunity to thrive in a caring, safe, engaging fun place in preparation for their next steps, including school readiness.




Railway Street



OL16 3RN

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Training provider



Nathan Finn


01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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