Childcare Apprenticeship – West Kilburn

Early years educator (Level 3)
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Date Posted: 13/05/24
Start Date: 27/06/24
Owls Daycare are looking for a Nursery Assistant Apprentice, you will be studying toward your Early Years Educator Level 3. Please note - You MUST have an Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification in order to apply for this role.

Job Description

We ignite a love for learning by creating an environment that inspires curiosity in the 7 areas of learning & development. We are seeking a Teaching Assistant to join our family run Nursery. You will be responsible for working with teachers to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.

At Owls Daycare our mission is to ignite a love for learning in all children by creating an environment that inspires curiosity in the seven areas of learning and development in the EYFS.  We recognise your child’s progress in life is set by the direction given to them in their early years and see their natural curiosity as a precious resource to fuel this progress.  After many years of inspiring the scientific curiosity of thousands of young children through Little Scientists Club, we decided to expand our offering by designing unique and affordable childcare that enables children to experience science alongside the EYFS curriculum. 


  • Working as part of a team to provide an enabling environment in which children can learn and develop.
  • Seeking a long-term position.
  • Have an in depth understanding of the EYFS.
  • Take ownership of the observation, assessments and planning for your key children in line with EYFS and provide developmentally challenging next steps.
  • Observing, supporting and extending children's learning.
  • Creating individual learning journey records and evaluating key children's learning and development progress.
  • Provide a safe and supportive learning environment for our children.
  • Maintain staff to child ratios.
  • Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements.

Benefits Include;

  • A well-resourced nursery environment
  • A friendly and highly supportive manager and staff team
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Confident and friendly children who are eager to learn.
  • The unique opportunity to join a team of experienced, dynamic, and professional early years practitioners.
  • £500 bonus after successful completion of the 6-month probation period.
  • 35 Days Annual Leave (in accordance with our holiday closures)
Skills Required
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 18 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Early Years Educator – Level 3

Possibility of a full time role after the completion of the apprenticeship

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