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Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 BRIGHT EYES DAY CARE NURSERY LTD

Bright Eyes Nursery is committed to keeping children safe and providing excellent Childcare and Early Learning for children from 0-5yrs. This is achieved through providing a fun, loving and stimulating environment where staff strive for excellence by reflecting on practice to improve outcomes for children.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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

    Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001678445

  • Positions

    1 available

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to  
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their childcare skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting
  • This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development
  • The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual
  • Creative, imaginative and willing to get stuck in
  • Patience and a caring nature

Desired qualifications

Successful applicants will:

  • Have grade C/4 or above in English and maths GCSE (or equivalent), or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Be able to attend our training Academy in Birmingham for your 26 classroom-based days

Future prospects

During the Intermediate Apprenticeship in childcare you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma, Level 3 Apprenticeship Early Years Educator.

Things to consider

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 26 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.


About the employer

Leading the way in providing flexible sessions to meet all of your childcare needs.

We offer full and part time places. Breakfast and afterschool club aswell as holiday care.

Employer

BRIGHT EYES DAY CARE NURSERY LTD

Address

58

Kingstanding Road

Birmingham

B44 9SH

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI

Contact

Jessica Jones 0121 594 0459 jessica.jones@leaping-man-learning.com

  • Level 2 NVQ Early Years Practitioner

Your apprenticeship will last for 13-months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship. As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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