Level 2 Childcare Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Laura Culshaw (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £150.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, times TBC.
12 months (duration)
8 March 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
28 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

At Little Acorns we are happy to be offering an ambitious individual an opportunity to learn on the job while having fun. Someone who is interested in childcare within the Folkestone-Cheriton area.


As the Early Years Practitioner Apprentice your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Looking after small groups of children of about 3
  • Helping them with activities
  • Working with other staff and all the children, going for walks
  • Overall making sure children are always safe and well looked after

Future Prospects

  • While with us we are happy for you to further your development with going onto a level 3 and so on, we are happy to help you look into funding for any courses

Reality Check

  • DBS check required

Skills Required

  • Be creative: We do a lot of crafts etc. and displays so input with these would be helpful

Qualities Required

  • Be caring: We care for children from 7 months-4 years old, so you need to be nurturing
  • Be punctual: We cannot have anyone being late due to ratio of adult: child
  • Be confident: knowing what you are doing and being confident to do it

Qualifications Required

  • First aid in paediatric (this will be arranged by the employer for the successful candidate to undertake prior to starting)
  • GCSE's grade 4/C or above or equivalent in English and maths are preferred but not essential

Training Provided

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

On completion of this 12-month apprenticeship you will have achieved:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
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