Early Years Practitioner Level 2 - Apprentice

at Mere Green Primary School

Start Date:As soon as possible Contract Type:37 hours per week, 18 month fixed term contract, term time only
Salary:Salary for first year of apprenticeship – actual salary £7,231.10 pa. Thereafter will be apprenticeship rate applicable to ageClosing Date:9.00 am Monday 1st November 2021
Interview Date:TBC

As the ATLP grows and develops, a further exciting opportunity has arisen for the following role based at Mere Green Primary School, Mere Green Road, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL


Salary for first year of apprenticeship – actual salary £7,231.10

Thereafter will be apprenticeship rate applicable to age.

37 hours per week, 18 months fixed term contract, term time only plus 5 inset days

8.30am – 4.30pm – 3 days per week

8.30am – 4.15pm – 2 days per week

Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint an Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a vibrant and supportive team in an outstanding school, to train with us and further your career.

The core purpose of the job is to support the class teachers in ensuring that the school provides high quality, challenging and exciting learning and teaching that leads to successful outcomes for pupils in terms of spiritual and moral growth, achievement, attitudes to learning, behaviour and personal development.

The position also requires supervision of pupils in our popular after school provision where children’s emotional and social development is of paramount importance.

The role will require the successful candidates to be;

  • aspirational about our children’s progress and success
  • dedicated to putting our children’s well-being at the forefront of all they do
  • able to build exceptional relationships with children and families from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures
  • committed to ensuring our children excel in all areas of the curriculum
  • enthusiastic and hardworking
  • excellent users of the English language, both orally and in writing
  • flexible in their approach
  • an example of personal integrity and professionalism
  • autonomous in their work, following all school and ATLP policies, specifically in relation to safeguarding, child protection and confidentiality.

As an Apprentice you will undertake a Level 2 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools. In addition to this Functional Skills in Maths an English (if required) and Impact training.

Closing Date:  9.00am, Monday 1st November 2021

Date of Interviews: tbc

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

We continue to adhere to the government’s advice and guidance for education settings, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place to allow for safe working practices.

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk only. 

Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview earlier and withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed.

Please note we do not accept CV’s, application will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation https://atlp.org.uk/files/2021/03/ATLP-Overall-Safeguarding-Policy-2020-FINAL-3.pdf