Childcare Apprentice Nanny Mcfifi's Childcare Service

Interact with all children in the setting, prepare snack, clean toys and general areas, change nappies, bath children, plan activities in-line with the EYFS, support children outside, develop children’s confidence and support school readiness.

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Closing date: 27 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: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Outdoor play
  • Planning activities in-line with the birth to 5 matters and the EYFS
  • Supervising snack and lunch breaks and covering staff
  • Cleaning both general and toy cleaning
  • Risk assessments before allowing activities to happen
  • Organise and track key children’s progress
  • Set up the nursery for the following day

The training you will be getting

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
expected to work towards the Early Years Educvator Level 3 and Paediatric First Aid or Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential offer of permanent contract upon successful completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Hi, I’m Fiona. I have been working in childcare for 16 years. I am a Ofsted registered childminder and run a daycare on non domestic premises too. I have three university qualifications that relate to the social, educational and emotional needs of children and families. I believe in promoting self esteem and motivating children to enjoy both education and the social elements of society through nurture and self value. I have three children, my sons who are 18 and 14 and a daughter who is 25 and also NVQ3 qualified. I am makaton trained and have worked closely supporting families with children on the autistic spectrum I have a specialist background in behaviour management and been a facilitator and trainer for Living with children/teenagers I have paediatric first Aid and a full DBS enhanced certificate


Nanny Mcfifi's Childcare Service


Pilsley Village Sport Association

Rupert Street

Lower Pilsley

S45 8DB

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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


Hannah Donald


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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