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Early Years Educator Apprentice Blossom Childminding

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a warm and welcoming environment. You will be responsible for the care of the children, giving a helping hand where needed. Laughter is something you can expect to engage in for a large part of your working day. There is simply no other job quite like this one.

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Closing date: 20 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

    Standard working hours. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

· To work as a member of our team, ensuring the development of an environment which provides high standards of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children

· To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship; working to the relevant standard/framework and completing work in a timely manner

· To use initiative and contribute creativity to the effective daily running of setting.

· To assist others in maintaining the high hygienic standard and cleanliness standards of the children and setting at all times

· To project the positive and professional attributes of the setting.

· To undertake any special projects as requested by manager.

· To fulfil your responsibility to Safeguard children and young people as stated in the setting policy

· To follow all settings policies and be vigilant, reporting any issue which may cause concern either via the logging of concerns or the whistleblowing procedures and respect the confidentiality of all involved.

You will:

· be prepared to undertake training that will support and develop your role within the setting, developing an understanding of childcare and child development

· be a reliable member of the team, working co-operatively, with consideration for your colleagues

· have flexibility towards your role and the duties you are required to fulfil

· ensure that the highest standards of safety and security are operated at all times within the setting and in particular within the room and related areas you have responsibility for

· aspire to the good practice, modelled by the team, with regard to individual and group care with the children and understand that all  members of staff must lead by example

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

Early Years Practitioner - Level 2

Telford College day release

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential Future Progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Blossom Childminding is a warm and friendly environment, committed to ensuring our learners are getting the most constructive and positive experience.


Blossom Childminding





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Training provider



Elliot Evlyn-Bufton

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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