Lancashire County Council

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship - Duke Street Nursery School - Intermediate (Level 2)

Lancashire County Council (Employer)

Nelson and Colne College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £6,474.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm some variation on start on finish times will apply dependant on wraparound clubs.
24 months (duration)
9 November 2020(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An apprentice Early Years Practitioner Leis required to join our team, where we wish them to share our educational philosophy on the provision of high-quality, creative learning opportunities with a view to developing the whole child. The successful apprentice will be supporting to provide a safe, happy and well-disciplined learning environment.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Under the guidance of teachers, the apprentice will be involved in working with children to support the education, personal and social development of pupils and establishing positive relationships to assist in structured learning activities. Duties may include, supporting in learning activities, producing learning resources and assisting in the development of skills that support pupils' learning. The apprentice will assist in pupil supervision and pupil progress and development.     

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As part of this role the successful candidate will be expected to work towards completing the apprenticeship framework, Early Years Practitioner Level 2. The apprentice will be supported with internal on–the–job training. The successful candidate will also be required to complete functional skills initial assessments in Maths, English and ICT. Maths, English and ICT functional skills must be completed as part of the apprenticeship, if GCSE C/4 has not previously been achieved.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is no guarantee of a role at the end of this apprenticeship, however a review will be undertaken with the apprentice and the line manager prior to the end of the apprenticeship.   

Reality Check

The role will involve engaging in play skills; learning activities both outdoors and indoors in any weather. PPE will be provided if outdoors for length of time during inclement weather.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired
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