Apprentice Early Years Practitioner level 2 STARLIGHTKIDS CHILDMINDING SERVICES LTD

There is unmeasurable care and support for you to learn, acquire knowledge and skills for your career. You will work alongside a knowledgeable, experienced, qualified, warm and award winning childminder You will have the opportunity to meet and learn from other professionals and agencies who support children with SEND who attend the setting

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 varying shifts. Long or short on some days. Depending on the placement of the children. For example, 7.30am to 12.30 1pm to 6pm 7.30am to 6pm Minimum weekly hours will be 25.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn and support the employer in providing loving care, appropriate learning experiences, plan and deliver planned activities for the children  and assess the progress of each child's learning.
  • Work with the employer to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children at all times.
  • Comply with all requirements, regulations, policies and procedures of the organisation. 
  • And time out to complete your assignments. 

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2
  • 5 days a week. Monday to Friday. 
  • Training will take place at Starlightkids Childminding Services Ltd daycare setting.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified take up employment with Starlightkids Childminding Services Ltd. 
  • And move on to Eary Years Practitioner Level 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent LITERACY AND NUMERACY (Grade 5-9) Essential

Things to consider

Support the employer to take the children to the park or playground. School drop off and pick-ups for siblings for continuity of care.

About the employer

Starlightkids Childminding Services Ltd is a safe, secure, rich, stimulating and an inclusive learning setting where children are supported to learn through play and active-learning based on the EYFS. Unmeasurable support for staff to learn and progress to achieve the best knowledge, skills and experience hence acquire desirable qualifications. Excellent service provided for parents/carers. We follow all government and other regulators guidelines and regulations.






M9 7JD


Stella Worwui-Ashiadey


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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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