Early Years Apprentice Pilton Pre-School

We are a high-quality pre-school with an opportunity for an apprentice Early Years Educator. We want to support your training with a quality apprenticeship. Thus, giving our families and their children a great experience. Giving children the opportunity to learn and develop through creativity, confidence, and individuality.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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

    Monday to Friday between the hours of 08.45am - 04.00pm.Exact shifts to be agreed, term time only.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To assist the pre-school team with the children and the administration
  • To promote the work and image of the pre-school by always maintaining high standards of personal appearance and adopting a friendly, professional approach to parents, members of the public and the wider community
  • To promote high standards, progression, continuity, and quality of learning
  • To observe children as individuals and in groups and monitor behaviour progress and possible developmental needs
  • To adhere to the pre-school’s policies with special reference to the learning support, safeguarding and child protection, equal opportunities policies, and to help promote inclusion
  • Planning activities to ensure the progress and development of the children
  • Overseeing activities of the children in order to ensure their safety
  • To maintain, repair and clean any equipment e.g., books, aprons, dressing-up clothes, toys, games, etc., and to tidy up after use
  • To be concerned with the general welfare of the children, including matters relating to personal hygiene and health
  • Supervising the children at all snack and meal times to ensure dietary needs are met

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

  • An Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification will be achieved upon completion
  • Training will be one day a week at Strode College, Street, Somerset
  • Strode College will be managing the applications for this vacancy

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A permanent position may be available for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

As we are a charity organisation, we would ask that you would be willing to support the occasional fundraising event which may be on a weekend. You will be paid for this.

About the employer

Pilton Pre-school was established in 1966 (as Pilton Playgroup) and operates in the Methodist Chapel rooms alongside the chapel. It is set in the picturesque village of Pilton in Somerset which is easily accessible from the surrounding towns and villages of Glastonbury, West Pennard, North Wootton and Shepton Mallet to name but a few.


Pilton Pre-School






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Training provider



Lyndsey Bath


01458 844681

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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