Modern Apprentice – School – ABC11120

Type: Apprentice
Region: Scotland

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we’re looking for.


Kingswells School, Aberdeen

Duration: Apprenticeship, Part Time – 18.5 hours per week

The Modern Apprenticeship Programme is targeted at building our workforce of the future. Funding for training is available for applicants aged 16-19 and 20-24 (depending on the framework) and for disabled and care-experienced applicants between the age of 16-29. Please ensure, if you are applying for a Modern Apprentice post, that you meet one of these criteria.

About this Role:

To work in collaboration and under the supervision of Early Learning and Childcare teams to provide high quality and learner centred Early Learning and Childcare to children from 2 5 years


Good written/numerical skills gained through either Standard Grades/National 4 or 5 qualification(s) or

Relevant work experience


The postholder is expected to demonstrate:

Skills & Experience in:

Ability to communicate effectively. This will include non-verbal, verbal and written

forms of communication

Good observational and listening skills

Understanding of:

The Getting it right for Every Child policy and procedures

Protecting children

Importance of confidentiality

Relating to and work effectively with children, parents, carers and other professional


Leaning how to assess childrens development and in time plan how to extend learning

in a way that includes and motivates them

Commitment to:

Completing the Modern Apprenticeship Programme

Delivering excellent customer service

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:. We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at

Job Overview
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