Childminding Assistant Apprentice Etoile Family

An opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual to join a childminder setting which is looking to grow and go places.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.15 per hour

    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

    30 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be working within a home setting, to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development, and care of children from birth to 5 years old. Daily duties include:

  • Preparing and supervising meals.
  • Educating children through play and developing their literacy and numeracy and personal care life skills.
  • Preparing fine and gross motor learning opportunities through arts/crafts, messy play, cooking and physical exercise.
  • Going on outings.
  • Nappy changing, toilet training.
  • General cleaning to ensure a safe environment

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 2 Early years practitioner - Childcare

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Level 2 apprentices are encouraged to continue to obtain their level 3 as this will lead to management opportunities in their career development.  We are a small business which is keen to grow and the right candidate can take an active role in this development, furthering their own career at the same time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Creative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Childminders offer home-based family-style childcare for families who prefer not to send their children straight to nursery, or who want to combine a home life with some part-time nursery days. We support the family, not just the individual, when we are caring for their child and teaching valuable life skills.


Etoile Family


Flat 12, 5 Purbeck Gardens,

Lower Sydenham,

SE26 5FG

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Apr 2023