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Early Years Apprentice Rebecca Currall Childminding

To provide care and education for children up to the age of 5. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 05 Feb 2023

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 8am - 4pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To ensure children's welfare and safety are vour primary concern
  • To maintain high standards throughout the setting, implementing all policies and procedures at all times
  • To ensure good practices are implemented regarding health and safety and hygiene
  • To be aware of the Child Protection policy and know what to do if a suspicion arises
  • To encourage child development through effective, age appropriate activities and play
  • Over time, take responsibility for a small group of 'Key Children' and completing observations and folders
  • To liaise with parents/carers on a regular basis
  • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean and tidy environment both indoors and out
  • Keen and willing to educate outdoors all year round
  • To be aware of the fire precautions and procedures and know your specific role in case of an emergency
  • To have a clear understanding of all dietary requirements and allergies
  • To attend reqular staff meetings to ensure we maintain a professional, caring and consistent service
  • To attend any training deemed necessary to develop your career and improve performance including full pediatric training to enable you to work independently for short periods of time
  • To work as part of a team but also use own initiative
  • To be willing to undertake Level 2 Early Years Practitioner (Standard) and/or Level 3 in Children's Learning and Development (Early Years Educator, Standard)
  • You will not be expected to take full Key Worker responsibility until induction training and support has been provided by the manager

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

Full in-house training to be provided towards the completion of the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard which includes:

  • Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Maths and English Functional Skills (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After successful completion of the Level 2 Early Years Apprenticeship there may be the oppertunity to progress onto a higher level qualification. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Someone who is committed, punctual and reliable is a must as parents of children in our care are relying on us caring for their little treasures!

About the employer

We provide children with all aspects of care and education. This is a wonderful role where you will form meaningful bonds with children who will think the world of you!


Rebecca Currall Childminding





NN15 6QW

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Training provider



Courtney Bishop

01604 230371

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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