Childcare Apprentice MICE TO MEET YOU LTD

As a childcare apprentice, you would work with children helping them to develop and learn. You will create a stimulating learning environment that helps the children grow their interpersonal and academic skills. At Mice to Meet You, we aspire to develop confident, independent and ambitious individuals who live to play and learn and we are seeking an Childcare Apprentice to start ASAP. Offering the opportunity to complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification with a small friendly team.

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Closing date: 09 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 - Friday between 07:00am - 06:00pm. This role is based around term time meaning you will get the school holidays off work.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    18 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Plan and evaluate daily activities and ensure all evidence is recorded to extend the child’s learning
  • Interact with children in an age-appropriate manner
  • Create Fun learning environments both indoors and outdoors
  • Encourage Language and Communication development
  • Feedback to Parents in a professional and consistent manner
  • Ensure you adhere to all Policies, Procedures and Legislations within your environment
  • Ensure Safeguarding the children is core to all our activities
  • Work indoors and outdoors

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

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard which includes Functional Skills in both maths & English (if required).*

All training to be delivered within the workplace, you will be allocated 6 hours out of your paid working week to complete coursework/training, attend assessor meetings etc.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression is available to a potential permanent role upon completion of Level 2 Early Years Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Friendly, Keen on career in Childcare, Well mannered/approchable


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A* - F / 9 - 1) Essential

Things to consider

This role is term time only and will be subject to a successful DBS check due to the nature of the role/business.

About the employer

Preschool Playgroup in Little Hulton. We Provide a Safe, Fun Environment in a Comfortable Atmosphere for All Our Families. Message from the owner: “Hello, My Name is Susan Hankin and I am the owner of Mice to Meet you. I am passionate about providing quality childcare at an affordable cost to families. I come from the local area. I live with my husband and our two young girls. Mice to Meet You aims to provide a happy, friendly environment to all children, parents, carers and people in the community.”




The Haysbrook Centre

4 Haysbrook Avenue


M28 0AY

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Training provider



Abbie Thomson


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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