Play Work Apprentice Jennifer Osborne

Fantastic apprenticeship opportunity for a children's play worker in a Primary School in Long Buckby

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    20 hours per week term time, 40 hours per week in the holidays. Average of 30 hours a week over the year. 7.30-9am Breakfast Club and 3.15-6pm Out of School Club

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be involved in a variety of activities ranging from arts and crafts, Halloween discos, preparing and serving snacks and taking children on outings.


Duties may include:

  • Planning and monitoring activities with the children
  • Providing play areas, materials and equipment
  • Encouraging good behaviours
  • Liaising with parents and carers
  • Observations of EYFS children
  • Assist in the day to day running of the provision

Undertake all required staff meetings and training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Must be responsible and caring

Excellent communication skills

Be able to work as part of a team

Personal qualities



Excellent timekeeping 

Good work ethic

Friendly energetic personality

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

Permanent role within provision

Things to consider

You may have to complete an English and Maths skills assessment. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

School Wrap is a fully Ofsted registered wrap-around care club dedicated to providing an exciting, fun environment for your child to play and relax in, both before and after school, plus HOLIDAY CLUB! With a variety of packages to choose from, you are sure to find the right combination of morning and after school care for your children. We are based at Long Buckby Junior School, Crick and Spratton Primary Schools. We cater for children aged between three years & six months and eleven and aim to deliver quality childcare in a fun and relaxed setting. We base all of our planning on the Playwork Principles and EYFS. This means that we create space and opportunity for children, but then allow them to lead their own play. We observe and guide children to develop their ideas and play, or try new challenges.


Jennifer Osborne


South Close

Long Buckby



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Training provider

Level 3 Playwork

Functional Skills, PLTS & ERR

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northampton College


Donna Rowland 01604 736552

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017