Level 2 - Playworker Apprenticeship ( Childcare ) CMXSC LTD

The Playworker apprentice will work in a range of play and care settings creating stimulating and adventurous spaces for children to learn and explore whilst ensuring their safety, supporting their development and promoting their engagement. They might support wraparound care, breakfast clubs, after-school clubs or holiday activity programmes.

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Closing date: 08 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00 to £20,820.80

    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 7.30am - 6pm in shifts.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working within our wraparound care setting and partnership school during term time and holiday camp settings during the school holidays. 
  • Supporting the development of childrens physical, social, emotional and cognative developement. 
  • Build strong positive relationships with company staff, school staff, parents and children. 

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Award in Multi-skills Coaching/Development in Sport (optional and subject to a £50 certification fee) 

Sector specific CPD, such as; 

  • Working in a school environment 
  • Behaviour Management 
  • Physically active games and playground games - practical training
  • PE curriculum CPD
  • Gymnastics 
  • Dance 
  • Outdoor adventurous activities
  • SEND in play
  • Adaptive practice 
  • Thematic planning 
  • Creative use of storytelling
  • Relaxation and wellbeing
  • Supporting classroom learning and providing interventions
  • Peadiatric first aid
  • Safeguarding / Prevent 
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing 
  • Digital skills
  • Functional skills in maths and English (where required) 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We will support you in your personal development by providing you with the underpinning knowledge, skills and experience for the following:

  • Careers within the childcare and education sector 
  • Potential further employment with the employer
  • Opportunity for further education and progression

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 Maths & English (Grade 6 - 9) Desired
A Level or equivalent Childcare (Grade pass) Desired

Things to consider

The successful applicant will receive: Allocated workplace mentor Access to employer training Access to apprenticeship training delivered by Aspire Training Solutions (as outlined above) Allocated learning hours within the working week The employer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our school is expected to share this commitment. Therefore, this position is subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

About the employer

CMXSC LTD is an exciting primary school sports specialist company. Since its creation in 2013 we have grown, developed and built a strong reputation within Essex as a primary school sports provider. With this evolution comes fresh ideas, teaching styles and vast experience of teaching and coaching in a school environment.




Various Locations in and around Chelmsford, Essex



Chris Michaelides


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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


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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