Level 3 Apprentice in child care CARMEL DEIDRE MURPHY & NICOLA THORN

Due to a high intake at our setting in West Derby Liverpool, we are looking to take on a enthusiastic apprentice who is dedicated and wants to learn more and thrive in their role.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is weekly pro rota

    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, 9am-3pm with possible over time from 7am-5.50pm. Term Time Only

    Total hours per week: 25

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Progress children's learning & development 
  • Safeguard all children 
  • Following the EYFS to progress children's learning 
  • General cleaning duties 
  • Preparing snack/Lunch
  • Planning activities 
  • Will require a enhanced DBS
  • Be committed and wanting to make a difference 
  • Be hard working and dedicated 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early years practitioner qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed
  • Must attend additional courses and meetings out of working hours for extra training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible opportunity to be offered with full time work if all standards are met throughout training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5-9) Desired

Things to consider

Other day to day duties include general cleaning tidying preparing snack and must attending additional courses and meeting out of working hours

About the employer

West Derby preschool is situated in West Derby and has been established for 34 yrs, we offer breakfast & Afterschool Club for the local school our children start from age 2 and we are a term time only setting







L12 8QJ


Nicola Durkin



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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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