Sophie Waldron

Apprentice Childcare Practitioner - Advanced (Level 3)

Sophie Waldron (Employer)

Gp Strategies Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £116.20
28.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 28 hours due to business needs but may increase. Days and shifts to be confirmed.
20 months (duration)
19 October 2020(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
15 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An amazing opportunity to join our friendly team of creative childcare professionals & progress your childcare career within our setting located in St Austell.


The successful candidate will have the confidence and skills to develop trusting & positive relationships with the children and their families. 

Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Working as part of the team to ensure the environment is safe and enabling before children arrive
  • Have high levels of engagement with children whilst promoting kindness & positivity
  • Modelling play, language, curiosity &, having a 'can do' and positive attitude
  • Support children during mealtimes promoting a healthy lifestyle and good manners
  • Share ideas with the team and find new ways to develop learning activities
  • Updating records and completing accurate paperwork
  • Meet high expectations for time keeping, hygiene/self-care and conduct
  • Adhering to our policies and procedures

Future Prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship the opportunity to become a permanent member of the team, either full or part time depending on performance.

Reality Check

DBS on the update service is desirable.

Skills Required

  • Fantastic communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to use initiative when required

Qualities Required

  • Creativity
  • Kind & caring
  • Patience
  • A passion to work with children
  • Punctual

Qualifications Required

  • Candidates will ideally hold a level 2 childcare qualification (or equivalent)
  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English would be advantageous

Training Provided

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
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