Preschool Assistant Apprentice NORTH BUSHEY PRE-SCHOOL LTD

We are a passionate hard-working team, looking for an enthusiastic pre-school apprentice who loves working with children and has a good work ethic to join our friendly motivated preschool.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • 16-18yrs - £4.81 - £580 PM • 18+ - £6.83 - £820 PM

    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

    • 32.5 hours per week • Monday - Friday • 8.30am - 3.30pm • 30min lunch break • 20% time for studying • Team time only • They have 2 sessions per day with the lunch break in between and each shift is 3 hours.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supervise and provide support and guidance for children
  • Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of supervisors
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with children
  • Model play, reading stories & singing
  • Follow instructions from supervisors
  • Supporting the team
  • Take part in training and continue to update skills and understand why it’s important
  • Take part in regular supervisions with manager, and become reflective in practice.
  • Follow rota
  • Follow and understand policies and procedures
  • Be interested, and build conversations with children
  • Be aware of safety and risks
  • Keep the preschool tidy
  • Can handle being outside in different weather conditions

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

  • Early Year Educator Level 3
  • English and Maths Functional Skills (If required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential offer of a permanent position for the right candidate.
  • Will become a permanent member of the team if passing the training as well as meeting the preschool’s standards.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Initiative, Patience, Friendly and approachable, Willingness to learn, Responsible, Tidy, Friendly, Compassionate, Ability to follow instructions, Flair, passion & enthusiasm


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C / 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Can be overwhelming of working with 2-5 year olds if one doesn’t have any experience of with working with such age group. DBS check will be required prior enrollment. Manager will be the first person to contact about performance.

About the employer

North Bushey was first established in 2012. Every child from the age of two to five years is valued and cared at our preschools. We are a term time only preschool located within Highwood Primary School. As you will be working as an apprentice, you will be supervised by managers and supported by the whole team when observe your children, create next steps and complete the planning, whilst being able to have fun!






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Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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