Childcare Apprenticeship level 3



Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 18 months
start: 6 January 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2019 (application closing date)
Here at The Rocking Horse, we are looking for an apprentice to join our busy team. If you are passionate about working with children and are looking to develop your career, then we have the opportunity for you!


The main duty within this role is to promote the physical, social and emotional development of each child within your remit and contribute towards their care and supervision.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Setting up nursery furniture
  • Develop positive and trusting relationships with children
  • Making sure all children are safe and treated equally
  • Participating in activities with the children, e.g. reading, numeracy, literacy activities
  • Communicate with parents/families to help to encourage the child
  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  • Assisting at snack and mealtimes
  • Implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage

Future Prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme, you may be offered the opportunity to progress within the company.

This could include the opportunity of a permanent position within the business.

Reality Check

***Please note that this apprenticeship does not start until January 2020***

A DBS check will need to be carried out ahead of the start date, so candidates must have no live criminal convictions.

Skills Required

  • Good communication
  • Follows instructions
  • Team player
  • Great time management
  • Good with paperwork

Qualities Required

  • Conscientious
  • Approachable
  • Friendly
  • Well presented
  • Punctual
  • Hardworking
  • Creative
  • Confident
  • Bubbly
  • Professional

Qualifications Required

  • Already L2 Childcare qualified is preferred
  • 9 - 4/A* - C grade GCSEs in maths and English or equivalents

Training Provided

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer
  • The Rocking Horse will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day
  • If successful, you will complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship programme delivered by a fully trained, dedicated Training Assessor from training provider, Interserve Learning and Employment
  • Functional skills in English and maths if required
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