Childcare Apprentice KIDZ AT WORK LTD

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Apprentice to provide high quality childcare in a secure, warm, friendly and stimulating environment. Providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery.

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Closing date: 13 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

    5 days TBC 9am-5pm and they get a 30-minute lunch unpaid

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Contribute to providing outstanding care & a stimulating environment for all children
  • Support the personal care needs of children whilst encouraging their independence (help with toileting, nappy changes & feeding)
  • Support the Room Leader or other team members with observations when required
  • Build up good relationships with other team members
  • Provide equal opportunities for all children & their families
  • Attend staff meetings, training sessions, nursery events
  • Safeguard children at all times

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 Educator Level 3, including Paediatric First Aid, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for full time employment offer upon sucessful completion of apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


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

About the employer

Kidz @ Work is an exceptional and unique nursery, so outstanding staff are essential. Each member of staff has been meticulously selected for their professional skills, their experience and their absolute dedication to high quality childcare. Our great team has the real Kidz@Work WOW factor! We have fully qualified and experienced staff with a full time specialist nursery teacher along with excellent staff training and development




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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


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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