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Nursery Nurse Apprentice ZIKORA DAY NURSERY & PRESCHOOL LIMITED

You must have a genuine interest in early education and be prepared to gain further qualifications to achieve a recognise Childcare qualification.

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Closing date: 01 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (Full-time) with 1 day every other week to attend college. You may be required to work shifts with early starts or late finishes. This will be discussed with your employer.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001642985

  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is advertised by the Training Trust on behalf of Zikora Day Nursery and Pre-School Limited.

Providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for the babies and children placed in our setting.

  • As an Apprentice, you would be expected to diligently attend your training course, completing assessments and examinations in order to achieve the required standard in your studies and assessments
  • You will eventually be expected to work as a key worker for individual children, be responsible for caring for babies and children, plan activities according to the EYFS and working with parents and other team members
  • Display a positive approach to learning new skills and working within a team
  • Be willing and able to take direction from experienced personnel and welcome all new opportunities to learn
  • You must be reliable, trustworthy and punctual

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Display a positive approach to learning new skills and working within a team
  • Be willing and able to take direction from experienced personnel and welcome all new opportunities to learn
  • You must be reliable, trustworthy and punctual
  • You must have a genuine interest in early education and be prepared to gain further qualifications to achieve a recognised Childcare qualification

Personal qualities

  • Caring nature
  • Natural interest in the care and education of babies and young children
  • Have an ability to build warm and trusting relationships
  • Be a good communicator and have a tidy appearance
  • Be willing to work hard and be involved in all aspects of the nursery life

Desired qualifications

  • Good maths and English, GCSE’s at grade C or above preferable though not essential
  • Previous experience desirable (for level 2 application) though not essential

Future prospects

Possibility of a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship and career progression within the nursery, to progress to level 3 supervisor position.

Things to consider

  • Early starts/late finishes
  • Train or bus journey
  • Long, tiring hours!
  • Being answerable to the manager or room leader
  • You must be willing to be flexible according to
  • The expectations of your employer

It would be beneficial for candidates to have read our website and parental prospectus to gain an insight into our ethos and values.


About the employer

We aim to provide a safe and secure childcare service in a stimulating, fun, professional and enriching learning environment for all children at different levels of learning to reach their full potential. We provide care for children aged 3 months to 10 years for all children including children with Special Educational Needs.

Children learn through play and direct experience is one of the best ways of learning. We aim to use natural resources to enrich children's learning experience at the early stage of their life. The foundation of learning is an essential part of the educational process that goes on, not only in nursery, but also throughout life.

Employer

ZIKORA DAY NURSERY & PRESCHOOL LIMITED

Address

Unit 7

1C

Off Forest Lane

Maryland

E15 1HR

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Training

Training provider

WFCCTT

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Trust (WFCCTT)

Contact

Joe Lucas 0208 5181344 joelucas@trainingtrust.org.uk

  • Level 2 Early Years Practioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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