Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

First Steps Nursery Oldbury (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £184.50
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, times TBC.
18 months (duration)
7 June 2021(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
31 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have had a larger than expected intake of children, so we are looking to offer an apprenticeship to the successful candidate to join our ever-growing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


First Steps Oldbury is looking for a Level 3 apprentice to join our busy nursery. You will be based mainly in the toddler’s room however you will be required to cover in the other rooms when necessary.

We are a busy day nursery with a large team of staff, and we are committed to ensuring the children are happy, safe and thriving whilst in our care.

Full training will be provided to the successful applicant and full support will be given during their apprenticeship.

Daily tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Nappy changing
  • Supporting children during mealtimes
  • Supporting children in all aspects of their learning and holistic development

Future Prospects

  • Opportunities to progress onto more senior roles upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship are available.

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Teamwork skills
  • Timekeeping skills

Qualities Required

  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive Attitude
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good with children

Qualifications Required

  • Level 2 in Childcare or equivalent

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 24-month apprenticeship you will have achieved:

  • Level 3 Early Years educator Apprenticeship Standard
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