Early Years Care Apprentice SHELTON LOCK PRE SCHOOL

Shelton Lock Preschool are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who is keen to work with children aged 2 - 5 years. The successful candidate will be supporting children throughout the session with activities indoors and outdoors as they will have key responsibilities for the children's development.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role would be eligible to be paid 39 weeks (Term time only) at 30 hours per week. Therefore this would give an annual salary of £7488.00 annually.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 4.00pm (breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supervising children throughout the school day
  • Working with the staff team
  • Attend additional training to support and enhance your child care qualification
  • Have key responsibilities for children's development
  • Able to understand and follow policies within the setting
  • Be creative and imaginative
  • Be friendly and have a good sense of humour with both staff and children

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There will be a full-time position for the successful candidate

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, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

The successful candidate will be expected to pass a DBS Check to work within a school setting? Why do you want to work with children? What is your understanding of Childcare?

About the employer

Shelton-Lock Pre-School based in Derby works with children from the ages of 2 years - 5 years.







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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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