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Early Year Apprentice Scotforth Afterschool Club

Demonstrate a flexible approach to day to day duties to ensure smooth running and operation of the childcare setting.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Mon - Friday Flexible

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to day to day duties to ensure smooth running and operation of the childcare setting.
  • To work as an effective part of the team ensuring you maintain good morale, positively promoting a team approach within the setting, this leading to a high reputation both in and outside of the setting.
  • To ensure that you are communicating at an appropriate level with the children in your care during play.
  • Ensure the children are tidy, happy and ready for their parents or carers to take home at the end of their session and to communicate with parents about their children and raise any concerns you have.
  • To be open and welcoming to all parents and children and ready to answer questions or concerns when required ensuring confidentiality is maintained.
  • Liaise closely with parents and carers, informing them about the childcare provision
  • Have responsibility as a Key Person for a group of children and their families.
  • Ensure weekly, monthly and long term planning sheets are completed and evaluated
  • Ensure regular observations are carried out of your key children to inform your planning and to ensure that any concerns are raised at the earliest opportunities.
  • Be prepared to undergo continuous training to keep acquainted with the latest developments in early years.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • Confident
  • Personable and willing to offer help
  • Ability to communicate with adults and children alike.  

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English at a grade C or above (if not achieved will be required to do functional skills)

Future prospects

Possible career in Childcare

About the employer

Working in this friendly and welcoming childcare setting you will be required to work with other key worker to provide a safe and enjoyable place for children to play.


Scotforth Afterschool Club


Scotforth Road

Scotforth St Pauls C Of E Primary S



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College


Mhairi MacVicar 01524521483

  • Level 2 qualification
  • Relevent training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College in order to complete the programme
  • Functional skills may also have to be comepleted

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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