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Early Years Apprentice Shining Examples Pre-School

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to be our Early Years Apprentice, candidates should have a passion for working with young children to support their learning and development. The ideal candidate must be reliable and trustworthy.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

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

    33 hours per week, Monday 8am – 1pm Tuesday 8am – 4pm Wednesday 8am – 4pm Thursday 8am – 4pm Friday 8am – 1pm

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

For our Early Years Apprentice, duties will include the following:

  • To support children’s learning and development in the indoor and outdoor learning environment.
    To help plan and set up stimulating learning activities and tidy away
    To prepare snack and lunches
    To clean equipment
    To supervise with toileting and nappy changing
    To liaise with parents

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

NVQ Level 2 Early Years Practitioner

Functional skills in maths and English

Employment rights and responsibilities

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful candidates may progress onto Level 3 Childcare depending on attitude and performance during the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Trustworthy, Reliable & good time-keeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential

Things to consider

A full DBS check will be required for this role. Some lifting and working outdoors will be required for this role.

About the employer

Shining Examples Pre-School is a small and friendly established setting in the heart of Keresley Village on the outskirts of Coventry. It is owned and managed by Carly Towns and Michelle Allen who between them have many years of experience working with children in the Early Years


Shining Examples Pre-School


Keresley Village Community Centre

Howat Road

Keresley End


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Training provider



Sharon Barker

02476 791742

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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