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Childcare Apprenticeship

Bright Stars Childcare Ltd
Bright Stars Childcare are looking for a full time apprentice to join their friendly and professional team. If you enjoy working with children, would like to earn a wage and to begin a career in Childcare, this could be the opportunity for you.

Bright Stars Childcare Ltd - Employer

Bright Stars is an Ofsted outstanding nursery that prides itself on the care and development of the children. Staff development and training is important to ensure we keep up to date with new initiatives. All staff are encouraged to develop to their full potential.



12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 148.00
Bright Stars Childcare Ltd

Detailed Job Description

While completing a L3 Childcare Apprenticeship, you will be expected, amongst other duties and responsibilities as fully listed in our job description, to:

  • Promote children, aged 3 months to 5 years, intellectual, physical and social development through activities, whilst ensuring that the individual needs of the child are met.
  • Teach and extend a child’s learning through appropriate activities and play.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and secure environment for both children and staff.
  • Attend all training sessions when required.
  • Excellent team player and communicator.
  • General duties and tasks around the setting such as cleaning, tidying, setting up and packing away.

The working week is Monday to Friday.

Application Process:

  1. APPLY - via GetMyFirstJob using the link below. Please upload your CV to your profile
  2. ASSESSMENT - we will ask you to complete some short online assessments
  3. EMPLOYER - we will send your application & CV to the employer for consideration
  4. INTERVIEW - if you are selected for interview we will contact you to arrange a date and time

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Some experience with caring for children would be advantageous, for example babysitting. Full training will be provided.

Skills required

You must have good communication skills in order to understand the needs of the children.

Personal Qualities

This role would suit a caring and confident individual, who works well as part of a team, who is patient and hardworking. This role would suit someone who has their level 2 or a good amount of experience with children.

  1. You should also be clean and neat in appearance, punctual, hardworking, polite and nurturing.
  2. Good at working as part of a team as well as being able to work efficiently on your own.
  3. Able to follow instructions and work on your own initiative.
  4. Be reliable

Future prospects

Once you have qualified there are so many options open to you. The employer would like to offer full time employment to the apprentice, as long as they successfully complete the apprenticeship and are the right candidate.

Additional Information

Training provided

Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce.
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

You will be able to specialise in one of the following pathways - Early Years Educator, Children & Young People’s Social Care or Residential Childcare.

All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

The current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. PLEASE NOTE – candidates who meet the employer’s criteria will be put forward for interview as soon as possible, this means that the vacancy could be filled before the advertised closing date. Please apply today to avoid disappointment.

Paragon Skills - Learning Provider

Paragon Skills is one of the top 10 national training providers in the UK. We currently hold a Grade 2 “Good” Ofsted rating and are on a journey to Outstanding. We deliver Apprenticeships and a complimentary range of accredited work based programmes of learning for the services, Marine and automotive sectors.  97% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend.  

Paragon Skills currently inspires over 3000 learners and supports 1500 employers in achieving their goals

For more information about this vacancy please contact Paragon Skills on 01329 820300 or email: (Ref ID:80267)
Paragon Skills

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