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Early Years Childcare Practitioner Apprentice CASA TIERRA BILINGUAL CHILDCARE LIMITED

An incredible opportunity to join a small, friendly team in East Dulwich, who are working towards becoming a Curiosity Approach setting! Level 2 and Level 3 positions available!

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

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60 to £14,820.00

    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 - Friday, either 8.00am - 6.00pm, 9.00am - 5.00pm, 8.00am - 1.00pm or 1.00pm - 6.00pm - open to discussion as to shift pattern.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We would like to welcome a new practitioner to our small friendly team in East Dulwich. Our setting provides staff with a great opportunity to begin or further develop their childcare career with opportunities to progress well and take on more responsibility as we are a growing business!

We are an active equal opportunities employer and have a broad staff team including male early years practitioners and staff of all ages, ethnicities and sexual orientations. We strongly value diversity and celebrate all our differences.

Your daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Helping to prepare and feed children simple meals and drinks (the cook prepares hot meals)
  • Changing nappies or helping with potty/toilet training
  • Teaching general life skills, such as basic hygiene and manners
  • Helping to get the children safely access nature play at our house or in local green spaces
  • Closely supervising children during activities

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 18 month apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 3 Early Years Educator.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Yes, team leader and future management opportunities are possible for ambitious staff.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

We are a small home-based childcare setting with a great local reputation and fantastic relationships with parents. We look after children mostly ages 1-3 at present in a large house with a big garden near local green spaces. We are a Spanish bilingual setting but not all staff speak Spanish so this is not essential.




21 Therapia Road


SE22 0SF

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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: 20 Feb 2023