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Childcare/Early Years Educator Apprentice Level 3 Twinkle Toes Day Nursery

You will work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities. You will interact with parents, children, colleagues and wider multi agency professionals and partners such as health visitors, social workers and speech and language therapists.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This Employer will be paying £5.00 per hour. The hours undertaken per week will be between 30 and 35.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, various shifts to be confirmed between 7:30 am and 6:30 pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    29 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • You will support the learning and development of children within the preschool.
  • You will provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending our setting.
  • You will be responsible for assisting the Room Leaders with 'in the moment' planning and must have a good sound knowledge of the EYFS curriculum.

In your daily role, you will also interact with parents, children, colleagues and wider multi agency professionals and partners such as health visitors, social workers and speech and language therapists

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard

Functional Skills in maths and English Language if required.

Full training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required. You will be working towards a NVQ qualification. An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessment for NVQ’s coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study.  No college attendance is required, your course will be delivered in your workplace.

Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.  At the end of your training, you will sit an exam and submit course work as part of your assessment, and you will receive a Level 3 qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible full time position/progression offered at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Show willing and initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above or F Skills Lv 2) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare/Early Years (Grade Level 2) Essential

Things to consider

Are you flexible and willing to work 7/8 hour shifts? Fully enhanced DBS check will be required.

About the employer

Private Day Nursery located in Stourbridge - Caring for children from age 6 weeks to 5 years. Twinkle Toes Private Day Nursery and Preschool in Stourbridge is open all year round, providing day care to children from six weeks to pre-schoolers. We work hard to offer a caring environment for all children while they are with us. At the heart of what we do is our provision of a safe and secure environment for babies from six weeks of age up to children of school age. Every child is treated as an individual, no matter what their age or circumstances. Our three groups – babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers – ensures that each child is placed in an environment where they can socialise with their peers and learn and play at their own pace. The Nursery is open 51 weeks of the year, ensuring consistent, reliable care provision for your child. As well as extensive resources for children indoors, we also have age-appropriate outdoor play areas for fully supervised play. Perimeters are secured against intruders or the risk of an adventurous child wandering off. Many of our qualified, dedicated staff have been with us since our inception and we pride ourselves on the positive, encouraging and caring environment that flows throughout the nursery.


Twinkle Toes Day Nursery





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Training provider



Julie Perks


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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