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Early Years Apprentice Our Lady's & St Benedict R C Primary School

Work with the Early Years Foundation Stage team to prepare and deliver provision to meet the daily needs of the pupils. Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person upon completion.

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Closing date: 24 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours (8:30am-3.15pm) Term time only

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Work with individuals or small groups of children, under direction
  • Support behaviour management and development
  • Establish and build positive relationships with parents/carers
  • Contribute to and support the planning and development of learning activities
  • Contribute to and support the development of individual development plans (such as Individual educational plans) for children with special educational needs
  • Work alongside external agencies
  • Contribute to observation and assessment procedures
  • Update children’s records
  • Set up and clear away displays and activities, including ensuring that the materials and equipment are safe and clean
  • Attend to children’s personal needs
  • Have key worker responsibilities for particular children
  • Demonstrate duties to apprentices and/or mentor new staff
  • Undertake accompanied home visits

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults
  • Ability to form relationships with children
  • Working as part of a team and using own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Able to take responsibility
  • Self-reflection and able to act upon feedback
  • Prepared to actively uphold the catholic ethos of the school

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades A*-C/9-4 in maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person upon completion.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Our Lady & St Benedict Catholic Academy is a one form entry primary school located in Abbey Hulton. It is one of 8 primary schools and one secondary school who make up the Newman Catholic Collegiate.


Our Lady's & St Benedict R C Primary School


Abbey Lane



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Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College


The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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