Early Years Educator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Martine Bolton & Tyson Bolton (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £161.25
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
18 months (duration)
14 June 2021(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
31 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The position is for a level 3 apprentice, who will have the opportunity to work in an expanding day nursery, working with children aged 6 weeks to 5 years, they will be able to gain experience in all age groups throughout their training.


As Early Years Educator Apprentice, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Caring for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years
  • Completing administration
  • Ensuring children’s basic needs are met – i.e. wiping noses, getting children to sleep
  • Tiding the room, general house keeping, kitchen duties of washing up, or preparing meals

Future Prospects

Possibility of full time position at the end of qualification.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Patience
  • Good Communicator

Qualities Required

  • Passionate about working within the early years, helping to shape the lives of the children within your care
  • Punctual
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Able to show your not so serious side!

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE's in English & maths grade 4-9 or equivalent are preferred
  • Childcare Level 2

Training Provided

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

On completion of this 18 month apprenticeship you will have achieved:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills if required 
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