An immediate start for an apprentice to support other team members in providing a high standard of care and education to children aged between two and four years old. To assist in the provision of high-quality childcare, working effectively as part of a team to provide a stimulating and caring environment for all children.

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

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Closing date: 14 Apr 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 between 8.45am-4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To assist in the provision of an attractive, stimulating range of equipment, activities and resources; setting up and clearing away daily
  • To share in the responsibility of safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare
  • To assist in the daily domestic management of pre-school, including ensuring pre-school is kept clean, safe and secure at all times, the preparation of snacks and cleaning of equipment etc
    To understand and comply with Stand pre-school’s policies and procedures
  • To liaise with parents and encourage their involvement in all aspects of their child’s care and development
  • To respect confidentiality of any information regarding children and their families
  • To have a group of key children and be responsible for their care, learning and development
  • To follow the guidelines set out within the EYFS framework so that parents can be confident their child will receive a quality experience that supports their care, learning and development.
    To liaise with outside agencies (e.g. Speech and Language) to provide help and support for children with SEND
  • To keep records on key children up to date and report any issues which may arise to your supervisor or manager
  • To be involved in activities such as staff meetings, sports days, children’s parties etc
  • To participate in regular supervision sessions with the pre-school manager to inform future professional development

Support for the pupil

  • Support all children in the classroom, including those with Special Educational Needs, to access the curriculum in line with appropriate lesson plan
  • Establish good relationships with children, acting as a role model
  • Be aware of and respond appropriately to the children’s individual needs
  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all children
  • Encourage children to interact with others and engage in activities led by other team members
  • Encourage children to act independently as appropriate
  • Promote self esteem and independence
  • Respond to children’s minor medical problems
  • Deal with the personal care and comfort of children as required


The post holder may reasonably be expected to undertake other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility that may be allocated from time to time.

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

Early years practitioner level 2 apprenticeship standard

L2 diploma for the early years practitioner.

Monthly college attendance required and possibly further college for functional skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship you may be offered a full-time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Compassionate & understanding, Reliability & Consistency, Passion & Enthusiasm, Friendly & Approachable


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

Things to consider

We are looking for either a level 2 or level 3 early years apprentice depending on experience/ qualifications.

About the employer

Stand Pre-School is a charity run pre-school based in Whitefield and the children in our care are aged two to four years old. With over 30 years’ experience, our dedicated team work together to provide the best possible start for children before moving onto reception class. Stand Pre-School have recently moved into Higher Lane Primary School and we were graded ‘GOOD’ by OFSTED in October 2019.







M45 7EX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College apprenticeship team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Apr 2023