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Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship

Dell Cottage Day Nursery
Start your childcare career today with a warm and welcoming day nursery that prides itself in delivering a superb service to promote its children's development. Train and gain qualifications while being paid with this amazing Childcare Apprenticeship.

Dell Cottage Day Nursery - Employer

Home from home nursery environment caring for children aged 0-8 years. Opportunity to work within a small team and develop childcare skills in a supportive environment with opportunity to grow within the work place.

Dell Cottage Day Nursery


12-14 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

Dell Cottage Day Nursery

Detailed Job Description

Start your career in childcare today with this fantastic childcare apprenticeship opportunity with a day nursery that is valued for its homely feel and encouraging children to express their characteristics and blossom in their first few years in the big, wide world.

Our staff are chosen for their caring, dedication, enthusiasm and their love of children. Do you match these personality traits and be part of our close team?

While completing your Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship, your day to day duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Care and education of 0 - 8 year old children.
  • Providing activities for children.
  • Promoting independence.
  • Attending team meetings
  • Key person for a small group of children
  • General tidying within the nursery

Application process:

  1. APPLY - to confirm eligibility we will ask you to complete a second application stage
  2. PHONE - We ask contact you to discuss your application
  3. EMPLOYER - Your CV is sent to the employer for consideration
  4. INTERVIEW – If you are selected by the employer for interview we will contact you to arrange dates and times

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE’s passes are preferred but not essential.

Skills required

  • Understanding of strict confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt and work in constantly changing environments
  • Professional manner at all times
  • Able to work independently and within a team

Personal Qualities

  • Motivated
  • Good communicator
  • Able to use initiative
  • Supportive of other members of staff and children

Future prospects

Full time employment and progression to senior roles within the nursery, taking on larger responsibility.

Additional Information

Training provided

PARAGON SKILLS have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Learning and Development Coaches 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.

Paragon will provide the training for this apprenticeship within your company’s site therefore there is no need for you to attend an outside training facility at any time.

On completion of this apprenticeship you will receive:

  • Diploma Level 3 in Childcare
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

The current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) is £3.50 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 the provider Paragon Skills on 01329 820300 or email: (Ref ID:81917)
Paragon Skills


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