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Apprentice Childcare Practitioner – Sheffield

  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Childcare
  • Level: 2
  • Vacancy length: 12 Months

Company Name: Sunflower Children’s Centre & Skool’s Out Holiday Club

Brief overview of the role:
We are looking for someone with a love of working with children to add to our team but even if you do not have any experience you may still be considered. If you want to continue to work with children and gain a qualification – Apply now!!

Closing date: 30 Oct 2020

Apprenticeship summary

Working week: You will work a minimum of 30 hours per week – Monday to Friday , covering the opening times of the setting – these will be discussed upon offer of apprenticeship You will be paid the NMW for Apprentices- Currently £4.15 per hour

Total hours per week: 30.00

Weekly wage: £124.50

Expected duration: 12 months

Possible start date: 07 Nov 2020

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number: VAC001656439

Positions: 2 available

Vacancy description

Main responsibilities will include:

  • To deliver a high standard of care, learning and development opportunities to children aged 0 – 5 years.
  • To ensure the setting is a clean and safe environment for children, staff and other visitors.
  • To develop partnerships with parents and carers to increase involvement in their child’s development
  • To complete any reasonable tasks delegated by management or qualified room staff.
  • To complete all academic aspects of apprenticeship set within timescales.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Genuine interest in working in a childcare environment
  • Able to take direction
  • Experience working with children
  • Work well within a team

Personal qualities

  • Motivated and eager to learn new skills
  • Confident, Great personality
  • Fun
  • Good manners
  • Punctual
  • Able to use own initiative

Desired qualifications:

  • Level 2 Childcare ideally or relevant experience -if you are applying for the Early years Educator level 3
  • Must have GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4 or Functional Skills Level 2

Future prospects:
The employer is looking for someone to continue to progress and continue in employment at the end of this apprenticeship.

Training provider:


Sally Baldwin


Training to be provided:

Dependant upon previous qualifications and experience you wil be completing either:

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Early years Educator Level 3
  • Functional Skills-English, Maths and ICT if required
  • ERR – Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard: Early Years Practitioner

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