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Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Spring Park Nursery

Are you passionate about working with children? Would you like to help children learn and develop the essential skills needed in life? Then this could be a wonderful opportunity for the right person to work in a busy Nursery.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 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 hours to be arranged

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001696565

  • Positions

    1 available

As a childcare apprentice you will gain valuable experience in a learning environment, supporting children and helping them reach their potential. You will work in a diverse environment and develop the skills needed to progress and achieve within a childcare setting.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • To work along side Nursery Practitioners and assistants whilst contributing to the delivery of quality childcare provision
  • To help support the provision to be an inclusive, secure learning environment for young children
  • To maintain effective relationships with parents, carers and staff in order to meet the needs of children and contribute to the assessment of children's needs and care to support their development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To have obtained GCSE grade C/4 and above in English and maths or equivalents (please note that support may be offered to candidates who are just below grade C/4 depending on assessment results)

Personal qualities

  • To be patient
  • Kind 
  • Reliable
  • Willing to participate in training and development
  • To be able to communicate with children, staff, parents and carers

Desired qualifications

  • To have attained at least GCSE grade 4/C and above in maths, English and ICT or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Successful candidates may have the opportunity to progress onto a level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or even employment

Things to consider

  • This is busy and demanding role yet it is extremely rewarding for those who wish to pursue a career in childcare

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Spring Park Nursery is part of two Nurery setting based in the West Derby Norris Green areas of Liverpool.  The Nursery offers care for children 0-5 years in lovely settings both safe and secure.

Employer

Spring Park Nursery

Address

Muirhead Avenue East

Liverpool

L11 1ER

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Training

Training provider

NORTH WEST COMMUNITY SERVICES TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd

Contact

Shirley Ashcroft shirley-ashcroft@nwcsltd.uk

Training will be provided by North West Community Services via a variety of remote learning platforms.

You will be trained by our highly skilled and qualified assessors, who will guide you through your apprenticeship in order for you to achieve:

  • Leve 2l Early Years Practitioner (Standards)
  • English functional skills 
  • Maths functional skills 
  • ICT functional skills 

Please note: you will only need to complete the above functional skills, if you do not already have them or if you have not already achieved GSCE's within each subject 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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