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Ref. 138 - Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice at Crazy Crackers based in Langho

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £4.30 per hour
Reference Code Ref. 138
Hours Per Week The hours will be 22.5 per week term time plus college hours, school holidays will be 30 hours per week plus any extra to make up from term time. The working hours are 7.45am till 9am and 14.45-18.00
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Job Description

Responsible to:          Director, Officer in Charge & Deputy

Job Duties:

  1. Ensure that the provision complies with the requirements set out by Ofsted.
  2. Ensuring the delivery of the E.Y.F.S for younger children, and appropriate care and creative play opportunities, for all children, in a safe and caring environment.
  3. Providing full care for children: facilitation of toilet needs/ changing, providing food and refreshments.  Meeting all the needs of children.
  4. The planning and preparing of activities.
  5. Record keeping and safety checks.
  6. Administering first aid and medication once qualified to do so.
  7. Attending staff meetings.
  8. Working alongside and with other members of the team.
  9. Engaging in training and development as required.
  10. Working within agreed Policies and Procedures.
  11. Maintain the care of equipment.
  12. Involvement in Key Worker systems, including observations of children.
  13. Collection and delivery of children to and from school.
  14. Communicating with parents and other organisations
  15. Any other tasks, as agreed, to ensure the continuous provision of high quality childcare.
  16. Light cleaning duties, preparing of snacks etc.



Person Specification


A desire to work with children.

Experience of working with children

An understanding of good, quality childcare

A commitment to equal opportunities

Personal Qualities

Ability to work on own initiative

Ability to facilitate safe, creative play

Ability to communicate at all levels

Ability to meet children’s individual needs

Ability to use judgement and common sense

Ability to work as part of a team

Excellent time keeping

Sense of humour


Childcare qualification or willingness to work towards one

Current Paediatric First Aid certificate

Current Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

Current Safeguarding Certificates

Current driving licence

Experience of working with children

Some experience of administration

Future Prospects

Progression to the next level Apprenticeship/Working as a qualified practitioner.

Things to Consider

You will be required to be police cleared / DBS to an enhanced level by the company

3 suitable references required

The hours will be 22.5 per week term time plus college hours, school holidays will be 30 hrs per week plus any extra to make up from term time. The working hours are 7.45am till 9 am and 14.45-18.00

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled, we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

Level 2 – 15 months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner

Future Prospects

Potential progression once completed Apprenticeship


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


How To Apply
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