Childcare Apprenticeship Tots Are Us

Apprenticeship opportunity for an in home childcare provider, we currently have two members of staff. You will receive support & assistance throughout and will work a minimum of 30hrs per week pro rata,these will be flexible based on childcare demands. You will be expected to support the children on a daily basis with their learning and care needs.

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Paid weekly at the end of the week via BACS

    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, flexible hours based on childcare requirements. Hours to be given the week prior. The setting operates between the hours of 07:00 and 18:00, so your shift pattern will lie somewhere within these times.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    23 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Planning and leading activities
  • Caring for the children
  • Assisting with meal times
  • Risk assessing when out and about
  • Nappy changing etc.

The training you will be getting

  • On completion you will have a Level 3 Early Years Educator diploma, including Paediatric First Aid, and Functional Skills if required. You will meet your assessor once a month
  • We are based in Wideopen, NE13

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Depending on personal reviews there may be the opportunity to stay with the company as a member of staff.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 5) Desired

About the employer

TOTS ARE US are a bespoke Ofsted registered childcare provider based in Brunswick Green, Wideopen. We say 'childcare provider' but we are more like an extension of your family. Every child is treated as if they are our own and are all loved as equally.


Tots Are Us


13 Elvet Close


Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE13 7HE




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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

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