Early Years Practitioner Apprentice MERIEM HAMDAN

Are you looking for a role as an Early Years Practitioner Apprentice? You will be working in a friendly childminding setting with children aged 0-8 years of age. You will be planning and explaining activities for the children and providing help if necessary.

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Closing date: 09 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 8am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Planning and explaining activities for the children, and providing help if necessary
  • Welcoming all children and parents to the nursery and helping them settle
  • Communicating with parents during handover times
  • Taking children on planned outings with the childminder and ensuring children’s safety and wellbeing while on outings
  • Playing with children within the philosophy of the provision
  • Provide a high standard of health and hygiene
  • Cooking and serving food
  • Changing children’s nappies
  • Cleaning and following procedures required to maintain a healthy environment
  • Complying with Health and Safety at Work legislation
  • Laying out and setting up the early years setting and storing away equipment appropriately
  • Filling in all the appropriate record keeping for your key child and ensure they are continually up to date
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings
  • Inform the management team of any concerns regarding the children, parents or other staff

The training you will be getting

Working towards completing Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard. Work based learning with ad hoc attendance at Hertford Regional College for workshops with the Assessor.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There will be opportunities for progression and a permanent position subject to performance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D (9-3)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-D (9-3)) Essential

Things to consider

Can be some early starts.

About the employer

A friendly childminder setting based in Hoddesdon open Monday to Friday caring for children ages 0-5 Years and 5-8 Years. Ofsted inspection registered Good.






EN11 0PL

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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


The Apprenticeship Team



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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