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Pre-School Assistant Apprentice BARHAM PRE SCHOOL

We at Barham preschool are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team. We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to work and study in early years and has a passion for childcare. We care for children aged 2-5 years and have a small team of 7.

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

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Closing date: 23 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Term time only. Monday - 8.45am -3.45pm. Tuesday - 8.45am -3.45pm. Wednesday - study day (4 hours). Thursday - 8.45am – 3.45pm. Friday - 10.45am - 3.45pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.
  • To ensure that the setting is a safe environment for children, staff, and others.
  • To developing partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.
  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Nursery Manager.
  • To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship.
  • To attend training.
  • To complete all assignments set.
  • To work as part of a team.
  • To liaise with mentor and assessor and prepare yourself for your assessment visits.
  • To help to develop and maintain good relationships and communications with parents / teachers and nursery staff to facilitate day to day caring needs.
  • To liaise with parents in an upbeat and friendly manner, maintaining eye contact and a smile.
  • Introducing yourself to those you may not have met.

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

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard - Early Years Educator L3.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for permanent employment for the right candidate.

Opportunity to progress to higher level apprenticeships.

Being an apprentice will help you develop professional skills whilst earning a salary with some of Kent’s best companies.

Gain professional skills and experience to enhance your CV and make it more attractive to potential employers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience, Good written English, Punctual


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

Things to consider

Interview - We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date. Reality Check - You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

About the employer

Barham Preschool is a lively, fun, and busy environment, helping to nurture and care children aged 2-5 into the world of learning and play. We a small team of 7.








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Training provider



Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team


0800 731 4297

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Feb 2023