Preschool Practitioner Apprenticeship LEYBOURNE CHASE PRE-SCHOOL LTD

Pippins Preschool is offering the chance for a candidate to take part in an Early Years Apprenticeship in our small setting with children ranging from ages 2–4. You will be working towards an Early Years Level 2 qualification. You will be supporting the children with their development through learning and play.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2024

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, 6 hours per day. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating a fun, engaging and safe environment for the children
  • Teaching within the EYFS requirement
  • Partaking in a range of indoor and outdoor activities
  • Supporting the children with a range of self-care needs such as feeding and personal hygiene
  • Communicating with other team members and parents
  • Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 2-4
  • Ensuring the environment is safe
  • Supporting children's language development
  • To assist with meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of individual children

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 - Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Training takes place in the setting
  • Allocated paid time away from the setting to complete course work
  • Online training and meetings with assessor
  • Paediatric first aid training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible opportunity to then complete a level 3 qualification
  • Possible opportunity of a permanent position at our preschool

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


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

About the employer

Leybourne Chase Preschool operates under the name Pippins Preschool. We are a small and friendly preschool with a beautiful large outside space. Our ethos encourages children to learn through play indoors and outdoors. We encourage children to be creative, messy, get stuck in, have a positive can do attitude and develop their critical thinking skills. We encourage children to be kind, independent and polite.




Pippins Preschool

Beadsman Crescent

Leybourne Chase

ME19 5FB


Nicola Louise Setford


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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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