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Early Years Educator Level 2 Childcare Apprentice Moss Croft Childcare

Are you passionate about working with children? Would you like to help children learn and develop the essential skills needed in life? Then this could be a wonderful opportunity for the right person to work in a busy nursery within the Huyton area.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a childcare apprentice you will gain valuable experience in a learning environment, supporting children and helping them reach their potential. You will work in a diverse environment and develop the skills needed to progress and achieve within a childcare setting.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • To work along side Nursery Practitioners and assistants whilst contributing to the delivery of quality childcare provision
  • To help support the provision to be an inclusive, secure learning environment for young children
  • To maintain effective relationships with parents, carers and staff in order to meet the needs of children and contribute to the assessment of children's needs and care to support their development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work well with others
  • Carry out tasks under supervision
  • To have an ability to communicate effectively
  • To be able to work independently
  • To have experience working within a childcare setting.(although this is not an essential skill)

Personal qualities

  • To be patient
  • Kind
  • Reliable
  • Willing to participate in training and development
  • To be able to communicate with children, staff, parents and carers

Desired qualifications

  • To have obtained Grade C and above in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Please note that support may be offered to candidates who are just below grade C depending on assessment results

Future prospects

Successful candidates may have the opportunity to progress onto a level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or even employment, once the apprenticeship is successfully complete.

Things to consider

This is busy and demanding role yet it is extremely rewarding for those who wish to pursue a career in childcare.

About the employer

Moss Croft Childre's Centre is based in the Huyton area of Liverpool providing quality Childcare provision within the local community.


Moss Croft Childcare


Care Of - North Huyton Childrens Ce

Bedford Close


L36 1XH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd


Shirley Ashcroft

Training will be provided by North West Community Services via various remote platforms.

  • You will be trained by our highly skilled and qualified assessors, who will guide you through your apprenticeship in order for you to achieve
  • An intermediate (level 2) qualification in Childcare
  • English Functional Skill
  • Maths Functional Skill
  • ICT Functional Skill

Please note: you will only need to complete the above Functional Skills, if you do not already have them or if you have not already achieved GSCE within each subject.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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