Woodlands Kids

Early Years Apprentice Level 3


Woodlands Kids

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday opening hours 07:00 - 18.30 Contracted hours are 30 hours a week. Shifts TBC
duration: 2 years
start: 1 September 2019
Melton Mowbray
Advanced(level 3)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
31 August 2019 (application closing date)
You will be taught how to care for children and support all aspects of their learning and development. The role will include nappy changing, feeding and helping older children to feed themselves. Children play outside with open-ended toys so you will need to like being outdoors.


Your day to day responsibilities in this role will include:-

  • Supported supervision of children aged 0-8 years
  • Supervising and monitoring the safety of the children
  • Feeding and changing the children as needed
  • Planning day to day activities
  • Building strong relationships with parents
  • Keeping records of children's progress, routines and interests

Future Prospects

A permanent job on successful completion.

Reality Check

  • The working day can be long
  • Need to study on days off
  • Need to attend staff meetings/training in the evening and maybe a weekend

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate on a variety of levels:  between parents, children and colleagues
  • Awareness of safeguarding
  • Willingness to learn

Qualities Required

  • Genuine desire to work in the childcare sector
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Patient


Qualifications Required

Ideally A* - C 9/4 in maths and English or equivalent

Training Provided

Children and Young People's Workforce: Early Years Educator

  • Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) (RQF)
  • Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (RQF)
  • Level 2 Functional skills English
  • Level 2 Functional skills maths
  • Level 2 Functional  skills ICT
  • Employee rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills