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Level 2 Early Years Apprentice Live And Kicking Out Of School Club

Level 2 Apprentice required to work alongside our experienced team, gaining experience and knowledge in the field of child education. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

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 to Friday. Split shifts 7.30am - 9.00am then returning at 2.30pm-6.15pm during term-time. School holidays 1 shift per day either 7.30am - 1.00pm or 1.00pm - 6.15pm

    Total hours per week: 26.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main purpose of the role:

  • To be a proactive member of a staff team who provide a safe, stimulating and inclusive environment in which babies and young children are supported and encouraged to achieve their full potential
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • To implement the daily routine

Job duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that the provision complies with the requirements set out by Ofsted
  • Ensuring the delivery of the E.Y.F.S for younger children, and appropriate care and creative play opportunities, for all children, in a safe and caring environment
  • Providing full care for children: facilitation of toilet needs/ changing, providing food and refreshments.  Meeting all the needs of children
  • The planning and preparing of activities
  • Record keeping and safety checks
  • Administering first aid and medication once qualified to do so
  • Attending staff meetings
  • Working alongside and with other members of the team
  • Engaging in training and development as required
  • Working within agreed Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain the care of equipment
  • Involvement in Key Worker systems, including observations of children
  • Collection and delivery of children to and from school
  • Communicating with parents and other organisations
  • Any other tasks, as agreed, to ensure the continuous provision of high-quality childcare
  • Light cleaning duties, preparing of snacks etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent timekeeping skills
  • Experience of working with children
  • Some experience of administration

Personal qualities

  • Ability to use judgement and common sense
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Sense of humour

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English GCSE at A*-C/9-4 preferred but not essential

Future prospects

  • Potential for progression upon completion of this apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • You will be required to be police cleared / DBS to an enhanced level by the company.
  • Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled, we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies

About the employer

Children’s Day Nursery


Live And Kicking Out Of School Club



Preston Old Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College


Apprenticeship Team 01254 292500

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 1 English and maths Functional Skills (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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