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Childcare Apprentice Early Years Educator Little Houghton C Of E Primary School

This wrap around childcare provider now has a fantastic level 3 opportunity available for a Childcare Apprentice to assist with childcare and holiday club.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 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. Term time: 7:30am - 9:00am, 3:00pm - 6:30pm. Holidays/holiday club: 7:30am - 6:30pm (shifts between these hours).

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

 Duties to include:

  • Play work with children aged 3-12 years
  • Any activity preparation
  • Cleaning or food preparation needed for the day to day running of the club

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Good time management
  • Leadership skills as well as working as a team member
  • Good customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • Polite
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Fun
  • Active
  • Outgoing
  • Good work ethic

Desired qualifications

  • Previous level 2 qualification in childcare
  • A minimum of Grade C/4 or above/equivalent in maths and English

Future prospects

Potential for a full-time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company.

Things to consider

Your working hours are split across the day and vary during the school holidays, 25-40 hours per week. 

About the employer

Provides wrap around childcare:

  • Breakfast club 7:45am – 8:45am
  • Afterschool club 3:15pm – 6pm
  • Holiday club open 8am – 6pm

At the school, in the village of Little Houghton in Northampton, they are very fortunate to have staff who are highly experienced, extremely hard working and dedicated to ensuring that all pupils achieve to the best of their ability.

The school is a safe, happy, caring place with a strong ‘family’ ethos, where children are challenged to learn and develop their skills and talents as individuals.

They prepare children for their future by achieving a high level of academic success underpinned by their core Christian values.

They know that your child will be happy at their school and that you, as parents and carers, will become fully involved in your child’s education and the life of the school generally.

The partnership between home, school and church is a vital one and mutual support is imperative. At the school, they value and encourage this. 


Little Houghton C Of E Primary School


Lodge Close



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northampton College


Isobel McColgan 01604 734138

  • Level 3 apprenticeship – Early Years Educator

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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