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Early Years Apprentice St Andrews CE Primary School

St Andrews CE Primary are looking to recruit an apprentice to join their pre-school team to support young children’s development and learning.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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

    Monday to Friday. Hours to be agreed with employer.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

At St Andrews CE Primary,  apprentices are an integral part of the nursery team. You will hit the ground running in your Early Years career, whilst being supported and nurtured along the way. 

  • Be a creative and inspirational role model for our children.
  • Learn how to deliver a holistic approach to the curriculum, ensuring the environment offers rich, first-hand learning opportunities for all children.

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

The Early Years apprentice will work towards a L2 Early Years practitioner qualification via Weymouth College and will at the same time have formal training delivered by St Andrews CE Primary.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Prospect of progression to a higher level apprenticeship qualification and to progress within the business.

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


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

About the employer

We are a large primary school serving the parish of St Andrew’s and St Francis with children and families joining our school community from a wide area in Weymouth. Our pre-school, the Mulberry Bush, joined the academy in September 2018. We have 10 classes for 2022-2023. You will notice that we use the sea as a theme across the school; all classes are named after a sea creature and the classes are grouped into: Early Years - pre-school and Reception Key Stage 1 (KS1) - three mixed Year 1 and 2 classes Lower Key Stage 2 (LKS2) - three mixed Year 3 and 4 classes Upper Key Stage 2 (UKS2) - two Year 5 classes and one Year 6 class We are part of the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust (DSAT). We joined the Trust in the summer of 2017. DSAT is comprised of 23 schools based in Dorset and Wiltshire. We are part of the Bay Hub of schools that includes Beechcroft St Paul’s, St John’s, Beaminster St Mary and we are about to welcome St Nicholas and St Laurence join us. As the Bay Hub we work closely together as a learning community.


St Andrews CE Primary School


Littlemoor Rd



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2022