Level 3 Early Years Apprentice KIDS TODAY LTD

We are looking for an Apprentice to join the team at Kids2day whilst also studying the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Programme. If you are kind, passionate and enthusiastic about working with children, then apply today. You will play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:30am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 35.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key responsibilities:

  • To adhere to the requirements of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and Ofsted as well as the settings code of conduct
  • To prepare and fully set out a stimulating and attractive childcare environment prior to the arrival of the children, according to plans and ensure health and safety is maintained, and tidy away after their departure
  • Ensuring rooms are left clean and tidy at the end of each day
  • Have day-to-day responsibility for health and safety and the care of the children in your designated room within the setting
  • Act as a key worker/person to a group of children in your room

Main duties:

  • Ensuring the children are tidy, happy and ready for their parents or carers to take home at the end of their session and to communicate with parents about their child’s day and any concerns you have
  • Liaising closely with parents and carers, informing them about the childcare provision, curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress, encouraging parental involvement
  • Working in partnership with the setting special educational needs coordinator (SENCO) and other professionals and agencies
  • Maintaining a well organised filing system ensuring information is easily accessible and that confidential papers are locked away so they are only accessible by authorised staff

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

Over the course of 18 months, you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare, wellbeing principles for children and at higher levels, child protection, data, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management (these modules may differ).

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 3 qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years Education. pprentices must successfully complete a first aid qualification. Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment.

We and our employer partners are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, so a DBS check will be required for this role. To make you aware, this position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared, and you will be asked about these during the recruitment process.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to become a full-time, permanent member of staff and other future progression available within the business on successful completion of the Level 3 apprenticeship programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Kids2Day Pre-School is a privately run nursery setting where parents have the opportunity to access the pre-school term time or all year round. At Kids2Day Pre-School we strive to give every child a safe and nurturing experience during their time with us. The Early Years stage is a fundamental part of a child’s journey as they learn more about themselves and the world around them. We inspire all children to have a ‘can do’ attitude with staff fostering the development of resilience when learning new skills.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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