Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprentice at Bright Swans Solihull Bright Swans

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Bright Swans Nursery in Olton for an Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprentice to join our dedicated team. If you have a real passion for childcare & are interested in earning while you learn. You will play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 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 between 0900-1700

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To work as part of our childcare team in providing a friendly, caring and relaxing environment.
  • To plan, organise and carry out planned activities and experiences for children.
  • To settle in new children and provide on-going support, under a key worker system, liaising with parents and maintaining good communications.
  • To maintain children’s records and carry out assessments. 
  • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean and tidy setting.
  • To respect confidentiality within the setting. 

The training you will be getting

  • An apprenticeship is a job with training which enables you to earn while you learn.
  • The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role. 
  • Functional Skills will be achieved, these qualifications are part of the apprenticeships, if not previously gained already. 
  • Along with the apprenticeship standard, the apprentice will also achieve a Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce (Early Years Educator) (RQF) and a First Aid Certificate. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position for successful applicant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years Practitioner (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Must obtain DBS and register on update system

About the employer

Bright Swans Day Nursery is a private day nursery that offers babies and children from three months to five-years a stimulating, nurturing, loving environment in which to thrive and learn, creating curious minds whilst gently readying them for their next big adventure, reception school.


Bright Swans


32 Ulverley Green Road


B92 8BQ


Intake Team


01543 711153

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024