Level 2 Early Years Apprenticeship Marshfield Pre-school

Opportunity to gain your level 2 in Early years in our Pre-school based in the beautiful village of Marshfield. Working with 2 year olds to our rising 5s. Assist in planning curriculum using Early Years Foundation stage. Become a Key person to a small group of children, liaising and building effective relationships with families.

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Closing date: 14 Jul 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 (4 days per week) Hours vary between 7.25am to 6.25pm Term time and Holidays, occasional evening. No weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
  • To take action and support the setting in delivering the EYFS learning curriculum
  • To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
  • Help plan, set up, carry out and pack away daily programme
  • Ensure children are kept safe and you understand when to follow child protection procedures

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years 
  • Training will be during session and scheduled non contact time
  • Training time will be scheduled each week during working hours

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Opportunity to continue to Level 3 qualification
  • Move into full time qualified position if available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

We run a forest school session, so a passion for the outdoors is helpful. Undertaking essential training including but not limited to first aid and safeguarding.

About the employer

We are a small charity run pre-school in a beautiful rural community. We offer childcare from Monday to Friday from 7:30am until 6pm 51 weeks of the year. During term time we are open to pre-schoolers and we run a breakfast and tea club for the local primary school children. During the school holidays we run a holiday club for all children age 2-11years. We have amazing indoor and outdoor spaces and are able to use the sports hall in the community centre.


Marshfield Pre-school


Marshfield Pre-school


SN14 8RA


Amanda Blake


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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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