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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-180-S
  • Posted:29/05/2023
  • Pay:£7,023 FTE
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:12/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 14th June 2023


We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate, and motivated Apprentice Early Years practitioner who is committed to training.

Our goal is to prepare you for a career in the Early Years field by offering you the chance to spend time working in our school during your course. An apprenticeship scheme will be offered to the successful candidate in the area of Early Years Care and Education. During your training, you will be assigned a tutor who will conduct regular assessments and discuss your professional development with you. We will also mentor and assist you throughout the course.

Your role will involve:

  • Working co-operatively, flexibly and providing a positive contribution within your team.
  • Form positive relationships with children, parents and carers and staff.
  • Demonstrate a warm and caring approach with the children.
  • To be aware of children’s individuality and respond accordingly.
  • Observe children’s interests, achievements and development and record their progress through their online learning journals.
  • Plan exciting and stimulating activities taking into consideration the Development Matters curriculum.
  • Be prepared to attend all staff meetings outside of working hours.
  • Be a good ambassador for the nursery when communicating with parents, visitors and other professionals.
  • To share the commitment of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within the nursery.


Desired Qualifications:

  • English and Maths GCSE A-C/9-4 or equivalent.

Full advert and how to apply is attached to this advert.

The Primary First Trust and The Federation of Barnehurst Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.

The Primary First Trust and The Federation of Barnehurst School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.


Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.