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Location: Accrington, BB5 5RP

Job Description

Contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of the children in your care. You will work towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard.

Main duties will include:

  • Working with children aged 0-5
  • Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment
  • Providing comprehensive care for the children including collecting them from school and delivering them safely to parents or carers
  • Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment
  • Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met
  • Administering first aid when necessary
  • Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities
  • Helping with club administration, where necessary
  • Encouraging parental involvement in the club
  • Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and schools
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training
  • Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure
  • Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures

Person Specification


Good communication skills

Personal Qualities

  • Reliable, approachable, and friendly
  • Flexible and able to use own initiative
  • Can manage workload effectively


Must have a Level 2 Childcare qualification

Applicants must pass an initial assessment at Blackburn College

Future Prospects

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

Things to Consider

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

Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

20 months

Training to be Provided

Level 3 Early Years Educator

Future Prospects

Potential full-time employment


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


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