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Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship at Abbeydale Playgroup

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  • Reference: VAC001671879
  • Total Positions: 1
  • Location: Gloucester
  • Salary: £117.00 Per Week
  • Hours: 26 Hours Per Week
  • Closing Date: 19 January 2021
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You will be working towards your L2 Childcare apprenticeship by assisting in a range of duties relevant to your studies, you will also be set aside time to complete your learning.

Duties include:

  • Meeting and greeting parents and children
  • Making notes on children’s daily activities
  • Helping with lunch time
  • Ensuring an excellent level of health & safety is maintained at all times
  • Interacting and playing with children in a fun and educational manner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about the development of children
  • Reliable and committed, willing to work as part of a team

Desired qualifications

Three GCSE’s A*-D or 9-3 (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Future prospects

  • Possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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About the employer

Abbeydale Playgroup has been successfully running since 1985 and is a registered Charity. We are based at Abbeydale Community Centre. The Playgroup is run by extremely enthusiastic, well qualified staff who provide a safe and happy environment for the children in their care and managed by a voluntary committee of parents elected annually.


Abbeydale Playgroup


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gloucestershire College


The Apprenticeship Team 01452 563400

  • NCFE Cache Level 2 Diploma Early Years Practitioner
  • Award in Paediatric First Aid (embedded)
  • Functional Skills: L2 English, L2 maths and L2 ICT If required
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Early Years Practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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