Windmill Hill Children & Family Service: Ref: 202011CFS04 -Early Years Apprentice

Early Years Apprentice (Ref:202011CFS04)

To work with children aged 2 – 5 years in our Farm Adventurers Service

Days/Hours: Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 4.30pm (37.5 hours per week all year round)
Salary: During the first year you will be paid the statutory rate of £8,092.50 pa (£4.15 per hour). In year two it will rise to the statutory minimum wage depending on the age of the candidate.

Qualification/experience required to apply for this post:
Desirable: NVQ level 2 in childcare / health & social care
English and Maths GCSE at Grade C or above

Experience: some knowledge and work-based experience of the Early Years / children aged under 5 years

Please note that the above post is a two-year contract

To apply for this post please visit the apprenticeship website:

About Us:
Come and join our friendly and dedicated team of child-care professionals in our unique setting on one of the UK’s leading and exciting City Farm’s where you have full access to all the resources it has to offer.

You will need to be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to supporting all the children to achieve and develop in this exclusive environment. We want you to join us in creating a great indoor and outdoor learning environment for the children and build trusting relationships with their parents. Your day will include access to a range of experiences including outdoor play spaces, training opportunities and the farm facilities allowing each day to be different and exciting! We’ll help you to further develop your knowledge of child development and the Early Years Foundation Stage with training and support.

Please note if your application is shortlisted you will be invited to attend a play session and an interview.

Closing date: We will review each application as it arrives
Play session date: to be arranged
Interview date: to be arranged

We are continuously striving to be an employer of choice and believe our work and ethos will be stronger with greater diversity and welcome applications from those who bring difference.

Windmill Hill City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare all vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.

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