Apprentice Pre-School Practitioner ATTENBOROUGH CHURCH PRE-SCHOOL

We are looking for a bright, hard working and caring person to join our team looking after children from 2 years to 5 years of age, and provide an after school and breakfast club for 2-5 year olds. If you enjoy being in the company of children and helping them to learn and develop, we would like to hear from you.

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Closing date: 18 Dec 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 9:15am to 3:45pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting the staff team with caring for young children.
  • Helping to plan and prepare a wide range of play and
    learning experiences.
  • Supervising children to ensure their safety when involved in
    activities and play.

The training you will be getting

  • L2 Early Year Practitioner 

Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of level 2
qualifications in maths and English, will need to achieve level 1
functional skills in these and work towards level 2 functional skills.

The apprentice will spend 6 hours of their working hours in off the job
activities and training.

On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the apprenticeship course, a permanent role
may be offered.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9 - 2 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9 - 2 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

We are a pack away setting and there will be a certain amount of lifting and packing toys and equipment away. Training will be delivered accordingly.

About the employer

We are a voluntary parent-managed Pre-School which serves the children and families in Attenborough, Chilwell, Beeston, Toton and the surrounding Nottinghamshire area. Recently graded as Good by Ofsted, we aim to nurture kind, happy, healthy, imaginative, reflective individuals with high self-esteem and a love of learning who are ready to make a positive contribution, form good relationships, make healthy choices and continue to flourish so that they may enjoy a well-balanced and successful future life as they fulfil their dreams.




Lucy and Vincent Brown Village

Attenborough Lane



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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