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Early Years Apprentice Smartys Day

To help and support all senior staff members to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care. This is an excellent opportunity and could lead to a permanent position for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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    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

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To help and support all senior staff members to ensure that all children attending receive a high quality of care
  • Set up activities to meet the individual and personal needs of the children
  • You will need to be caring, sympathetic, dedicated and committed to the learning and development of children
  • As this role is based in Stone, you will need to be prepared to travel to Stone daily and attend College weekly
  • This is an excellent opportunity and could lead to a permanent position for the right candidate
  • The setting is open from 7.30am - 6.00pm and is a rota for hours of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Caring and sympathetic
  • Good communication skills
  • Dedication and commitment
  • Able to follow instructions

Personal qualities

  • Patient
  • Punctual
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Clean and tidy
  • Good communication

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent in 2 subjects Grade C (4) or above

Future prospects

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

About the employer

Smartys Day Nursery is situated in Stone, Staffordshire and provides high quality Childcare within 6 individual age and stage appropriate buildings.

We are the largest provider of child care in Stone and have been offering outstanding care for children for seventeen years.


Smartys Day


The Bungalow

Lichfield Road


ST15 8QU

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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 01785 275661

  • Level 2 Early Years Educator 
  • Functional Skills for English and maths

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Other information

Be prepared to travel to Stone which is on a direct bus route from Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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