Early Years Apprentice 4KIDZ CHILDCARE LTD

Support the development of our children, aged 0-5, towards the Early Years Foundation Stage whilst attending to their safety, care, and wellbeing needs, to develop effective relationships with parents, carers, and colleagues. A fantastic opportunity to gain a childcare qualification whilst gaining valuable skills from working in a nursery setting.

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Closing date: 04 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,566.40 to £18,887.44

    free uniform own child care discount free parking

    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, between hours of 7.30am - 6.30pm (to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 31.75

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To provide and maintain close supervision of all children in your care at all times including meals and care routines
  • To provide a safe and stimulating environment within the established guidelines of the nursery
  • To strictly adhere to the agreed nursery discipline procedures
  • To work within the team to assist in planning the curriculum that encourages the development of each child through the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To help set up the rooms for the daily activities and to help tidy away at the end of the day
  • To act as a key worker to a small group of children, liaising closely with parents/carers and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met
  • To plan and implement effective displays of children's work
  • To help promote a teamwork environment in conjunction with other staff and students
  • To always maintain confidentiality at all times regarding information about children, their families or other staff, which is acquired as part of the job
  • To ensure that your line manager is aware of any incidents affecting the welfare of the children in your care.
  • To help maintain the building in a safe and clean condition ensuring all faults are reported through the appropriate channels
  • To attend meetings with other staff or parents as required, even when outside normal working hours
  • To ensure your minimum requirements, as stated above, are met and maintained at all times
  • To attend further training, meetings and events both paid and unpaid as per code of conduct/contract
  • To assist in maintaining children’s records
  • To be committed to developing and maintaining a multicultural, anti-racist, non-sexist environment, respecting the children’s individual differences
  • To maintain close liaison with parents of each child in your care, including consultations
  • To adhere to the dress code of the nursery
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the manager, in accordance with the nurseries business plan/objectives

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification will be studied through HIT training and is in house training so your study will be online, assessed in house and/or study hours at home
  • Will include paediatric first aid qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Higher level qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

• Passionate about the best practices in care, learning and development of babies and children in all aspects of child development. • Committed and reliable to attend punctually

About the employer

4Kidz Childcare @ Gosling is a small and friendly day nursery in the heart of Welwyn Garden City. We offer a fun and flexible approach to a child centred curriculum, where every child's learning experience is unique.




4Kidz Childcare @ Gosling

Gosling Sports Park, stanborough road

Welwyn Garden City - Hertfordshire - England






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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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