Special Needs Support Apprenticeship Enchanted Wood Preschool

An early years apprentice will learn the role of an early years professional, including a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Staff will develop a good knowledge of safeguarding children and understand the policies and procedures to ensure children are kept safe.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8.30am - 4.00pm over five days (term time only).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To hold excellent communication skills, with children, colleagues and parents / carers 
  • To have the highest level of warmth, care and trustworthiness with every child, staff team and families 
  • To work as part of a team, supporting others throughout all elements of the day 

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • All training is work-based (no college)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential job opportunities or progression onto a higher level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Enchanted Wood Preschool is an inclusive forest preschool for 18 month - 4 year olds.


Enchanted Wood Preschool


4-5 Wellington Parade, Blackfen Road


DA15 9NB

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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 educator

Level 3 (A level)

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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