Early Years Educator Apprenticeship KIDDY CARE NURSERY LTD

Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5. Completing a variety of day-to-day childcare tasks to ensure that children’s needs, welfare and education is catered for. Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, to provide a high level of service for the childcare setting.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 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 - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating fun, engaging and safe environment for the children
  • Teaching within the EYFS requirement
  • Partaking in a range of indoor and outdoor activities
  • Supporting the children with a range of self-care needs such as feeding and personal hygiene
  • Communicating with other team members and parents
  • Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5
  • Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, to provide a high level of service for the childcare setting

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Your apprenticeship will last for 14 months
  • You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery
  • You will complete a qualification in paediatric first aid

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a position upon successful completion. Other prospects could include applying for:

  • Room leader positions
  • Possible management training
  • Springboard into primary education
  • Paediatric nursing
  • Continuous development in current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

You will need to attend online training with your Assessor for 1 day a week for the first 8 weeks of your 14-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

Kiddy Care Nursery is an ideal childcare provision which caters for children learners to make a start in to the educational world. We help children attain all the necessary skills for them to make a good and secure start in full time education. We welcome children from all ethnicity and diversity. We ensure that children become confident, creative and have a positive outlook. We provide an enriched environment to support their learning and inquisitive nature. Children often need their learning to be scaffolded by a significant other and therefore we have qualified staff who use the key persons system to their advantage to monitor the progress children are making and to build good strong relationships with the parents. Alongside this we take in to consideration some key theorist who influence our education systems today. At Kiddy Care Nursery we follow a robust recruitment policy which allows us to choose the most suitable person to work with us. We take matters of safeguarding seriously and ensure that all the children in our care are safe and healthy. We have a cook onsite who helps us provide healthy meals throughout the day. Throughout the year we arrange various trips to selected museums, theme parks, farms, library, holy sanctuaries and other topic related places. We also have some special days where Zoo lab comes in with their pets to show the children how to care for them. Children also have a special book in which we gather evidence of their work and progress. We also enjoy giving home learning for some fun time at home. We are also a 'Good' from Ofsted.







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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


Stuart Beer



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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