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Apprentice Childcare Assistant – Little Ones – BD2 1LB


per week     Bradford

Little Ones Childcare
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well-established, privately-owned childminder.

Duties will include:

  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • In line with Government guidance regarding Coronavirus, to maintain high levels of cleanliness and hygiene and to promote hand washing with the children and others entering the setting
  • Give support to other personnel within the setting
  • Implement the daily routine
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Be flexible within working practices of the setting, be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, domestic duties etc
  • Recording accidents – ensure the accident reports have been signed by another member of staff before the parent receives it
  • Look upon the setting as a “whole” where your help can be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • Ensure children are collected by someone known to the setting
  • Respect the confidentiality of information received
  • Develop your role within the team
  • Ensure the setting provides a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • Be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are always observed
  • Take instruction from the Childminder for daily duties
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Childcare Assistant
Little Ones Childcare
Employer Description:

Little Ones is an OFSTED registered childminder and we offer a warm and loving home from home setting. We have a beautiful enclosed garden where there are always endless open ended play opportunities. I am also a qualified primary school teacher and have experience in a nursery and across the primary phase. My passion for working with children started from a very young age and I thoroughly enjoy it. I am looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to learn from me and develop the same passion for childcare.

Vacancy Location:


Cherry Fields



Working Week:
Monday - Friday (Times TBC) Total hours per week: 38.00
Training to be provided:

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated to ‘Off the Job Training’. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your assessment materials.

Your Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.

End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion.

  • NCFE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in maths and English (where applicable)
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions Ltd is an independent provider of high quality education and training solutions, providing development for both learners and employers. We commit to offer superior training by ensuring we take into account each learner’s needs and learning style. All training will be delivered by highly qualified, specialist tutors and we provide our learners with straightforward, web-based resources to make learning flexible and enjoyable.

Contact details:

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01423 536 672

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Find Us
Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Expected Duration:
12/18 months
Skills required:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents, and colleagues
Qualifications required:

GCSE maths and English graded D/3 (or equivalent) or higher is essential.

Personal qualities:
  • Well presented
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-driven
Future Prospects:

Achievement of this pathway will enable apprentices to go onto study towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard and access higher level jobs within the sector.

Employer Name:
Little Ones Childcare
Contact Name:
Application Method:
Please appy via the FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Short Vacancy Description:

A hard working and enthusiastic apprentice childcare assistant is required at a successful childcare setting to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to progress their career in Childcare.