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Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 Tipton Toddlers

Tipton Toddlers is a not-for-profit organisation, registered as a Community Interest Company.  Its purpose is to reinvest money back into the childcare business for the benefit of the children, families and the community.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £154.80

    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: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001696405

  • 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

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Creative, imaginative and willing to get stuck in
  • Patience and a caring nature

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.

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

Tipton Toddlers is a not-for-profit organisation, registered as a Community Interest Company.  Its purpose is to reinvest money back into the childcare business for the benefit of the children, families and the community.

The ethos “to do all that we can for others” is embedded within. The Director and workforce actively promote a philosophy of lifelong learning and community cohesion collectively.  The Degree-led workforce and home-grown professionals will give your child the best start.

All our team is suitably cleared to work with Children and hold relevant qualifications. Staff undertake further training for their continuous professional development. Further training includes, Safeguarding Children and Child Protection, Fire Marshal, Paediatric First Aid, Behaviour Management and Additional Educational Needs, Forest Schools and more.

Tipton Toddlers has been providing high quality childcare since 1999.

Employer

Tipton Toddlers

Address

79

Groveland Road

Tipton

DY4 7TB

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI

Contact

Amy Langwith 0121 594 0453 amy.langwith@leaping-man-learning.com

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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