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Pre-School Assistant Apprentice Our Lady S Pre-school

An amazing opportunity to work for a fantastic company and continue in a career in Childcare. Each day developing new Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours for the role.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Term time, 8.30am - 3.45pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To understand and work to preschool policies and procedures
  • To plan activities, which ensure each child, is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To be a key person
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Articulate with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Potential to understand and implement Ofsted standards
  • Ability to deal with parents
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Ability to have fun
  • Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

Level 2 Childcare qualification is preferred GCSE maths and English at grade 9-4/A*-C or equivalent is desirable.

Future prospects

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

About the employer

Our Pre-School is run by a team of Early Years Practitioners, who are all very experienced and have all the relevant childcare qualifications. We have one main room with separate cloakroom and toilet facilities and a smaller room for Language activities. Talking and listening in small group, learning new words, sound discrimination, reading and sharing books. Outside we have an enclosed play area for our sole use which is secured at all times. There is a small seating area at the back used for story and music activities. With permission we also have the use of the larger grassed area for the children to use for larger games and activities.


Our Lady S Pre-school


Our Ladys Infant School

Henshaw Road



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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
  • Functional Skills (if applicable)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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