Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship KIDDYCARE LIMITED

We have 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 year's qualification while getting experience. You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday to Friday 8.00-5.30 Shift rota.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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, meals served 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. 

The training you will be getting

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 to staff ratios 
Level 2 Functional skills in maths and English, if required 

What to expect at the end of your 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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

• You must want to pursue a career in Childcare. • To demonstrate enthusiasm and interaction with the children. • You must be trustworthy, punctual, reliable and committed. • Motivated and polite with a smart appearance. Kiddy Care will offer you an NVQ apprenticeship. We will assist and encourage you to reach for high standards of professionalism and become a knowledgeable and confident practitioner. What you will receive: · Uniform · Continuous opportunities for training · Opportunities for promotion within the Kiddy Care group · Celebration evenings out with the teams · Wellbeing support and counselling available if needed · To be part of a large welcoming family, where everyone is valued and feels important.

About the employer

Kiddy Care is a small group of Outstanding and Good Nurseries, a home from home with an amazing team of highly dedicated staff. Kiddy Care was established over 35 years ago we have 1 nursery in London and 4 nurseries in Leicester, caring for children from 8 weeks to 11 years.




Kiddy Care Millman Street

Rear of 38-42



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Courtney Pring


0117 235 5256

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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