Apprentice Childcare Assistant MYTIME ACTIVE

If you have a desire to work with children or already work with children and wish to become qualified; we have an apprentice opportunity for suitable candidates available throughout our childcare settings in and around the Bromley area. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed, 26.25 hours per week for 38 weeks (will work term time only).

    Total hours per week: 26.25

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To enrol in a training programme to complete a recognised Level 2 childcare relevant qualification
  • Understand how to assist with planning, preparing and delivering a variety of quality play opportunities
  • Understand how to consult with children and involve them in the planning of activities
  • Practice setting up play spaces, with appropriate play cues.  This will include moving furniture and play equipment
  • Supporting with collection and delivery of children safely between school and the childcare setting
  • Providing refreshments including hot and cold snacks to children whilst promoting children’s positive behaviour and involvement
  • Ensuring good hygiene, health and safety standards are met
  • Administering first aid when necessary
  • To understand the role of a key worker and have shadowing opportunities
  • To report any and all safeguarding concerns to your line manager
  • Undertake appropriate training and adhere to company policy and procedures
  • To learn how to assist in planning and providing an appropriate range of leisure activities for children between the ages of 4 and 11

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

Training Provider: Bromley College of Further and Higher Education

On programme Training:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Professional discussion underpinned by portfolio
  • Knowledge Test

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to progress onto Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Passionate about childcare


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 9-4/ A*-C/ Level 2) Desired

About the employer

We're different from the norm. We are an integrated wellbeing provider and trusted experts in the areas of healthy lifestyles, fitness, nutrition and childcare. We offer a wide range of activities with over 100 products and services across swimming, gyms, group exercise, golf, bowling, soft play and social events for all ages. We also have specialist social, health and wellbeing programmes integrated into what we do, so we can provide tailored support for different groups - for people with health conditions or disabilities, for new mums, for older generations keeping active and for younger people starting their wellbeing journey.




High Elms Golf Course

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Training provider



Mason Ward


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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