Early Years Apprenticeship - KatieB Kids KTB KIDS LTD

An Early Years Apprentice (Level 3) is required to demonstrate the companies’ vision and values. You will be working to the highest standards within the frameworks of the Children Act, the Early Years Foundation Stage, the nursery’s policies, procedures and current legislation relating to childcare. Duties include: preparing and maintaining appropriate children’s planning, observations, next steps, care plans, learning journeys and tracking documents.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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. Shifts To be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties and responsibilities:

· To promote children’s rights, equality, inclusion and anti-discriminatory practice in all aspects of the setting.

· To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.

· Following the settings systems, to prepare and maintain appropriate children’s planning, observations, next steps, care plans, learning journeys and tracking documents.

· To set up the environment in a way that is influenced by effective planning to support the needs of individual’s key children and that is responsive to the needs of every child within the room.

· To implement daily routines to ensure that the individual needs of every child is met. 

· To work in partnership with parents / carers and other family members, providing formal and informal opportunities through which information about children’s well-being, development and learning can be shared to improve outcomes.

· To foresee the needs of children with additional needs and give physical, emotional, intellectual guidance as appropriate working alongside parents to give full integration in the nursery.

·To promote positive behaviour, self-control and independence using the settings effective emotion coaching strategies and developing children’s social, emotional and behavioural skills.

· To work in partnership with other early years professionals and outside agencies if necessary.

· To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards.

· To be an ambassador for the nursery both within the nursery and in the wider community.

·To respect and maintain complete confidentiality regarding any information on the children, their families, other staff and the nursery that is acquired as part of the job.

Nursery Educators at KTB Kids will share the responsibility to: 

·Work as part of a whole team to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn, using initiative, sharing information and being flexible whenever necessary. 

· Prepare & serve food, milk, drink and snacks to children, encouraging good nutrition & sociable eating following the settings nutritional policy.

· Support children with their personal care, including changing nappies, assisting with potty training and other associated welfare duties.

· Take responsibility for regular risk assessment of both the environment and own working practice to maintain safety of self and others.

·Ensure good standards of hygiene and cleanliness are always maintained throughout the nursery.

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

You will work towards completing a Level 3 Early Years Educator.
All training will be delivered remotely by LMP Education, the employer will give you time out of your working week to focus on your qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.
  • Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Our mission is to create a daytime family, rooted in happiness, where childhood is just as it should be. We are passionate about giving young children the best possible foundation for life –emotionally, physically, and intellectually. We do this by creating a unique day-time family, filled with love, care and fun, partnered with academic expertise, all together in an inspiring and nurturing environment. We can achieve this because we have a team that represents strong talent, and we can achieve this talent because we value inclusivity. It is the diversity of our team that makes us stronger, supports our growth and impacts positively upon the outcomes for our children. If you share our values and our passion for early years education, whatever your background, you will find a family in our nursery. Safeguarding statement We are an organisation committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Full background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required prior to employment. We ask all applicants to kindly note: - All applications received will be reviewed against a set of criteria against which all applicants will be objectively measured. - If an applicant is successfully shortlisted, we will take up any discrepancies or anomalies in the information provided. - Where permission has been granted, we will approach referees for all shortlisted candidates, referees will always be contracted for all successful candidates prior to appointment. Issues arising from references will be raised with the candidate. o We would require the current, or previous employer if the candidate is not currently in work, to be one referee. o If the candidate is not currently working in childcare but has done previously this organisation would also be contacted. - A series of pre appointment vetting checks will be carried out: o At interview we will check:  Identity including date of birth  Original documentation of qualifications o We will check eligibility to work in the UK o We will make oversees checks if applicable o We will request a criminal record check through the DBS process which must be registered to the update service




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Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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