Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship PLAYHOUSE MONTESSORI LIMITED

Playhouse Montessori are looking for a level 2 apprentice who has a passion to work with children and make learning fun. This role will include being a keyworker, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences. You will be working in a friendly and caring environment. Fantastic opportunities in Early Years.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Uniform provided Social events

    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 - working 3 days a week, to be confirmed. 08.00am to 6..00pm, can increase to 4 or 5 days.

    Total hours per week: 27

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To help to set up the room(s) for the daily programme and to help tidy away and clean at the end of the session
  • To be a personal assistant to a small group of children, liaising closing and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child needs are recognised and met
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
  • To advise the manager of any concerns e.g. over children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To assist with the teaching of children to a high standard, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures
  • To support mealtimes within the setting

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, including a First Aid Qualification.

Training will be done on location.

Functional Skills level 2 in maths and English if applicable.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Playhouse Montessori is a well established family run business founded in October 2006. The nursery is situated in a detached, South facing property, in a quiet residential area with ample parking, access to bus routes and within walking distance to Norbury station and bus ride from Thornton Heath station. We provide a good quality of childcare and early learning opportunities for children aged 0-5 years old in a secure, stimulating, creative, caring and happy environment. There are three outdoor play areas, one soft play area at the rear, for babies and toddlers and two large separated areas at the front of the property, one AstroTurf side and one nature side.







SW16 4SB

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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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