Early Years Level 3 Apprenticeship – Little Ripley Erdington

Job description

As a level 3 apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your daily activities may include:

Planning and implementing fun and educational activities with the children 

Play alongside and with children to support their play

Supporting children’s creative and imaginative experiences 

Maintaining development records on key children 

Supervising children at rest times and at mealtimes 

Contributing to and promoting health and safety 

Ensuring the play area is clean and tidy at all times 

Working closely with parents and providing feedback on their child 

Useful Qualities to have

Friendly and approachable

Patient, and caring

The ability to interact positively with children and adults

Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role




The ability to work using your own initiative

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Employer information

Little Ripley Day Nurseries is a family run highly reputable and experienced child day care business with 15 locations in the Sutton Coldfield and Erdignton area. They are committed to providing a happy, safe, and caring environment in which children can thrive.

The experienced team have an excellent knowledge of how children learn through play and The Early Years Curriculum is incorporated into all of the games and activities, so children learn without feeling under pressure.

The priority is always to make sure that every child enjoys a happy and fun-filled day whilst helping them reach their full potential.

Additional information



A-C (4-9) Grades in maths or equivalent is essential

A-C (4-9) Grades in English or equivalent is essential 

Level 2 childcare or experience of working in a childcare environment

Skill requirements

  • Organisation skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
Progression to a higher qualification or full time employment may be available after completing the apprenticeship.
Training provided

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training

Paediatric first aid

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. Minimum wage to increase in line with government guidelines.