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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Snuggles Pre-School Ltd

Working with the children providing fun, engaging activities, supervise children in the pre-school and garden area when needed. To have an awareness of safeguarding and other needs of the children. To be aware of health and safety. To be able to use initiative and work well as part of a small team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 9am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A reliable, trustworthy person required to join our small term time team.

Duties to include:

  • Supporting children with self-care needs and take on key person duties for a small group of children
  • To support children at mealtimes and to engage with children at their level and support language
  • To participate in staff training and staff meetings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to use online observation learning journal for children

Personal qualities

  • Reliable, honest and trustworthy, caring, fun and energetic
  • Professional attitude and willingness to train

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths Grades A*-E, 9-2 or equivalent or Functional Skills Level 1
  • GCSE English Grades A*-E, 9-2 or equivalent or Functional Skills Level 1

Future prospects

Once qualified, this could lead to a permanent contract with career progression possibilities.

Things to consider

Children go in the garden in all weathers.

About the employer

Small 25 place pre-school based in South Norwood. 


Snuggles Pre-School Ltd



Carmichael Road


SE25 5LS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hawk Training Group


A variety of online training courses are available as well as some in house training and first aid courses.

Apprenticeship Programme:  Early Years Practitioners
Level: 2
Duration: 12 months
Course Type: Apprenticeship Standard
Apprenticeship Delivery: Work based qualification. A tutor will visit you every 4-6 weeks in your workplace.

What will be achieved?

  • Level 2 Diploma for Early Years Practitioners
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if no prior exemption)

What will be involved at level 2?

The Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship is made up of several components which develop the practitioner’s knowledge, skills and behaviour.

The programme is spread across 12 months and covers 11 units across 2 themes:

Following enrolment and induction, programme units are grouped into 2 themes which complement each other.

These are:

  • Health, Safety & Wellbeing
  • Children’s Learning & Development

As part of government policy to raise the quality of an apprentice’s learning, a ‘20% off the job learning’ policy applies to apprenticeships. Off-the-job training can include training that is delivered at the apprentice’s normal place of work but must not be delivered as part of their normal working duties.

Functional Skills:

Apprentices also work towards a Level 1 or 2 qualification in English and maths in the first half of the programme if they have no prior exemption. 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 May 2022