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Early Years Apprentice Collective Vision Trust Chesterton Academy Trust

Churchfields Primary School is a busy school looking for a new Early Years Apprentice to help pupils learn effectively and achieve.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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

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  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 8:15am-3:30pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Working under the supervision of a member of staff or class teacher to provide both proactive and reactive support
  • Helping pupils to learn effectively and experience achievement, in line with the school's aims and ethos
  • The role will include aspects of mentoring individuals as part of their nurture session and helping children to integrate back into the classroom curriculum
  • Offering lunchtime support as required
  • Helping produce IEP, provision maps and plans for individual children

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good rapport with both adults and children
  • Numeracy and literacy
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use your own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Friendly
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades 9-4/A*-C including maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Churchfields Primary is a long established primary school within Chesterton and is integral to the local community.  The children in our school are happy and well cared for.

Over recent years there have been many changes of leadership. In January 2012, Churchfields entered into a collaboration with the local high school, Chesterton Community Sports College.  This was finalised in December 2013 and now Churchfields Primary School is a sponsored academy, part of the Collective Vision Trust.


Collective Vision Trust Chesterton Academy Trust


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Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College


The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner (Children and Young People’s Workforce) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills maths and English (if required) 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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