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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

This could be the start to the progression of a childcare career at Busy Bees - hopefully going on to fulfill senior positions within our nurseries - and includes an intermediate Apprenticeship in the Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Standard

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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 - Friday. Shift patterns between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm usually.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001677406

  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentices form a valid role within our nurseries as employed members of the staff team. It will be expected that apprentices progress from Intermediate Level 2. This starts your progression of career at Busy Bees, hopefully going on to fulfil senior positions within our nurseries.

Please find below some of your duties and expectations as an apprentice:

  • Involvement in planning stimulating activities for the children in your care in line with the EYFS
  • Assisting in delivering a high level of quality childcare maintaining a professional and positive outcome for both children and staff
  • Building effective relationships with children, parents and team members
  • Ensuring each child's individual needs are met
  • Contributing to the safeguarding of all children
  • Actively work towards the apprenticeship frameworks provided by BB Training with an expectation of completion within the agreed timeframe
  • Be enthusiastic and proactive in developing own skills within the workplace
  • Demonstrate commitment to continued professional development
  • Communicate with their line Manager regarding the activities and progress within the room

As an Apprentice, you will be working alongside qualified staff who will show you the ropes. You will be assigned a mentor to provide you with support within your nursery, helping you to complete the tasks you need so you can progress in your qualification. You will attend Learning & Development courses at our training centres, where you will be provided with the knowledge to develop your personal skills and practice.

Your Development Coach will visit you regularly in your nursery, assessing the work you are doing, providing recognition for your progress and vital guidance on how you can improve. Apprenticeships are an excellent way to kick start your career with Busy Bees!

We reserve the right to close a job prior to the initial closing date.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous experience working and caring for children under 5 (Desirable)
  • A willingness to undertake relevant childcare qualifications (Essential)
  • Passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities

Personal qualities

  • Professional 
  • Keen to learn
  • Calm
  • Caring 
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

No entry qualification required.

Future prospects

To work alongside an award a team of highly motivated staff with the chance to progress within the company and gain further qualifications that are provided internally by our own training department.

Things to consider

As part of all of our apprenticeship Learning & Development courses will be held at training centres which may involve additional travelling from a nursery you have been appointed to.


About the employer

Busy Bees Education and Training is a national, award winning, OUTSTANDING (Ofsted 2017) training provider committed to developing world class professionals with the knowledge, skills, and commitment to deliver exceptional care.

We have been delivering apprenticeships since 2003 and, due to the success we achieved through our in-house offering with Busy Bees Nurseries, in 2013 we launched Busy Bees Education and Training, in order to offer apprenticeships and short courses to employers and care professionals throughout the UK.

Today, we deliver over 70 apprenticeships, accredited courses and CPD programmes to over 2500 learners across the country. We work with a wider range of employers from within childcare, catering, residential care, adult care, clinical care, and management and have helped them to upskill 4000 employees so far.

Employer

Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Address

Grange Way

Beverley

HU17 9GP

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Training

Training provider

BUSY BEES NURSERIES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Busy Bees Childcare Ltd

Contact

Recruitment 01543 711153 enquiries@bbtraining.com

This level 2 course is for anyone interested in building a career in the children and young people’s workforce. Alternatively, this can also be used for staff who already work in the sector who are looking to develop their skills and gain a recognised qualification.

This includes learning the following:

  • EYFS 
  • Safeguarding
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Young children's development
  • Importance of play
  • Communicating with babies and young children
  • Supporting the health and wellbeing of children
  • Supporting children with special educational needs (SEND)
  • Functional Skills (if required)

The level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship qualification confirms competence under supervision in these areas and serves as a progression pathway to the required qualification at level 3.

The duration of this course is 16 months and this includes an End Point Assessment (EPA).

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Oct 2021