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Early Years Apprentice LITTLE EXPLORERS (BIRMINGHAM) LTD

Early Years Apprentice required for Little Explorers Nursery based in Sheldon. Excellent opportunity to earn, learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Early Years Practitioner Level 2 for 15 months.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2021

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 - Friday between 7:30am - 6:30pm (rota basis).

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001685996

  • Positions

    1 available

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • This role requires you to be able to work as a team and provide activities for children that are fun, enjoyable, challenging and age appropriate
  • Throughout this role you will be giving children choices to enhance their self-confidence and worth

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passion for working with children
  • Interested in childcare long-term
  • Confidence and patience with children

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Professional
  • Dedicated
  • Patience

Desired qualifications

  • Age 16-18: maths and English at GCSE (or equivalent) or Functional Skills (grades will be discussed at interview)
  • Age 19+: must have maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) grade 9 to 2 (A to E) or Functional Skills Level 1 or 2

Future prospects

Possible opportunity to progress onto full-time employment.

Things to consider

Please do not contact this employer; you must be eligible for the qualification first with the training provider Gordon Franks Training, who will conduct the first interview (apply online or see the ‘contact details’ section). Once successful, your details will then be forwarded to the employer, for you to be considered for this vacancy.


About the employer

Little Explorers Nursery is based in Sheldon and they look after children aged 0-5 years old.

Employer

LITTLE EXPLORERS (BIRMINGHAM) LTD

Address

34

Sheaf Lane

Birmingham

B26 3HD

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Training

Training provider

GORDON FRANKS TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gordon Franks

Contact

Joanita Manka 0121 333 3001 joanita.manka@gordonfrankstraining.co.uk

  • Qualification in Early Years Practitioner
  • Full training provided at employer site
  • Choice of online or paper-based portfolio
  • Regular Assessor Visits, Observations and Reviews
  • Witness Testimonies from Employer
  • Exams/Assessments/Workshops
  • Technical Certificate (industry knowledge)
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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