Little Deers Pre School

Early Years Practitioner Apprentice


Little Deers Pre School

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £154.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, times TBC
duration: 18 months
start: 17 February 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
3 February 2020 (application closing date)
An incredible opportunity to join a countryside nursery in the New Forest. You can gain a qualification and begin a rewarding career!


An opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain a qualification and begin or continue a rewarding career in early years care and education. We offer a unique opportunity to start your childcare career in an idyllic New Forest setting surrounded by ponies, deer and other forest livestock. If you love children, the countryside and splashing in muddy puddles, we have the perfect job for you.

  • Daily care and education of the children with support and guidance from the rest of the team
  • Outdoor play (splashing in muddy puddles)
  • Daily Care routines for children 0-5 years
  • Reading stories, singing songs
  • Supporting children’s learning and development
  • Observing play to enhance learning opportunities

Future Prospects

An opportunity to remain at the setting upon completion of qualification and progress to senior positions.

Skills Required

  • Ability to work well and keep a cool head
  • A good team player
  • Ability to use initiative at all times

Qualities Required

  • A great communicator
  • Enthusiastic
  • Cheerful and friendly
  • A passion for nature and the outdoors
  • Empathetic

Qualifications Required

No previous qualifications required.

Training Provided

PARAGON SKILLS have the energy and experience to give you the edge in starting your career. Our Learning and Development Coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help energise you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to execute tasks to the highest standard.

Paragon will provide the training for this apprenticeship within your company’s site therefore there is no need for you to attend an outside training facility at any time.

On completion of this apprenticeship you will receive:

  • Diploma Level 2 in Childcare
  • Functional Skills in maths, English & ICT Employment (if required)
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Excellent understanding of the need for high quality customer service.

GCSE's passes are preferred but not essential as Functional Skills in maths and English will be completed.

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