Playworker Apprentice Level 2 (App315)


located near, Brighouse, HD6 3SX

  • Closing Date 30th June 2021
  • Sector Childcare & Early Years
  • Duration 18-24 months
  • Wage £4.30 per hour.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated apprentice to join our thriving out of school club. If you have a genuine love of children, are hardworking, reliable and can contribute toward creating a friendly, stimulating atmosphere where children develop educationally, socially, emotionally, gain independence then this vacancy is for you.

Whiles working toward your childcare qualification you will gain an abundance of relevant work experience, develop job specific skills, and receive support from the Brighouse SOS team and college training officer.


The successful candidate will work towards a level 2 qualification in childcare.

Employer Description

Brighouse SOS is a non-profit charity run by a voluntary committee of parents. We are resisted Ofsted. The team of 5 dedicated staff provide safe, fun child care for children aged 4-11 years. Brighouse SOS is a highly popular before and after school club and holiday club within the grounds of woodhouse primary school. All activities, outing, equipment is child led with children consulted so wishes and individual needs can be met to create a nurturing environment, so all can enjoy their time with us.

Roles & Responsibilities

We are seeking applicants that are passionate about making a difference to lives of young children and can work effectively as part of a team.


*Keeping children safe by understanding the settings policies and following procedures.

* Update records, in a clear, organised manner.


Positive  relationships:

*ensure parents/carers are given a warm welcome on arrival at the setting

*work under the direction of the management team in a positive and respectful manner

*be flexible, helpful, polite and cheerful

*be child focused, talking to the children whilst supporting their play and encouraging their own ideas.

*be coachable, listen to instructions, ask questions, smile and be persevere.

Health and safety:

*set up tables for activities and promote safe play

*cleansing of the equipment after each use

*guide children to make healthy choices

*escorting children to and from school safely

*supporting children in managing their own risk during play.

Childcare and educations:

* keep update with the guidelines, polices for EYFS

* to be involved in monthly staff meeting and training

*keep records up to date

*Help set up daily activities and tidy away at the end of each session

*Assist and support all children but let allow them to be independent

*Plan and prepare age related activities for the children

Skills Required

*knowledge of EYFS

*good level of English and Maths

*positive role model

*Excellent verbal and strong communication skills

*Basic administrative and IT skills

* good awareness of personal hygiene protection of PPE

*Able to form effective bonds with colleagues and other professional


*Excellent time keeping

*reliable, enthusiastic and flexible

*positive, professional attitude

*polite, professional attitude

*polite and caring

*work well in a team

*Excellent verbal skills

*Able to perform under pressure and use own initiative

*Creative thinking

*ability to respect confidentiality

*motivated to take on study whilst working

Working Days

25-30  hours

Qualifications Required

4 GCSEs at grades A*-D/9-3 or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English.

Future Prospects

To be discussed upon completion of the apprenticeship.

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