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Apprentice Child Care Assistant ANGELA HOUCKHAM

Are you looking to kickstart your career within the childcare industry? We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who can work effectively as a team but be equally motivated to work on their own, and keep children engaged in learning.

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Closing date: 14 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

    Opening hours are Monday to Friday 7.00am - 5.30pm (Shifts and working hours TBC)

    Total hours per week: 22

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are a home based busy childcare setting and care for children of all ages, we are looking to add to our friendly team. The successful candidate will have a desire to see children learn and grow, and being punctual is an essential skill.

Job role will include the following duties:

  • Caring for children
  • Helping children develop
  • Plan exciting activities
  • School runs
  • Assisting in after school activities
  • Helping children with homework and reading
  • General housekeeping

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

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English

Work based learning and site visits (when permitted) once a month to include training for Diploma and Functional Skills where applicable. The course will take between 15 – 22 months (practical period)
depending on hours worked and prior learning. Preparation for end point assessment will take place within 3 months of practical period completion.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of their apprenticeship and for the right candidate, there is a potential to gain a permanent position within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Initiative, Punctual, Motivated, Caring, Professional, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

. Employment is subject to a DBS check . Apprenticeship will be level 2 or 3 depending on starting level of successful candidates . Apprenticeship duration may range from 15-22 months Enrolment onto your apprenticeship programme is subject to prior attainment checks, and your Personal Learning Record will be reviewed upon successful appointment. We are also obligated to follow the guidelines around eligibility, set out by the government apprenticeship funding rules.

About the employer

Childminder with 4 staff members and looking to expand.




50 Duchess Of Kent Drive



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Training provider



Sam Townsend


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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