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Early Years Workforce Apprentice Puffins Of Exeter

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated apprentices to join our early years' workers in one of our nurseries based in Exeter. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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

    Between the hours of 7.30am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday, exact times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001716354

  • Positions

    5 available

Successful applicants will work at one of our nurseries for 3 days a week and attend our Training Centre for one day a week. Apprentices would be supported with their on the job training by a mentor and would have a job manual to support this. Apprentices would be assigned a Tutor and Assessor for their off the job training. Apprentices would also be able to gain IAG from our dedicated Learning Support team.

Duties include:

  • Support staff in providing activities and care which are developmentally appropriate for children from a range of social, economic and cultural backgrounds, so they are able to develop and grow, in particular those with special educational needs and English as an additional language
  • Assist children with personal care, including help with toileting, feeding and food service and other similar duties
  • Ensure the environment is welcoming, comfortable, well-organised and uncluttered
  • To work as part of a team ensuring on-going cleanliness of the setting
  • Welcome visitors to the setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Motivation, patience and enthusiasm

Desired qualifications

  • Good level of maths and English

Future prospects

  • Opportunity to apply for the Advanced Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • We will be holding a Recruitment Event at the Southgate Hotel on 2nd June 2021, all potential candidates will be contacted with the details

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


About the employer

Puffins of Exeter have several nurseries across Exeter and an after-school club. 

Employer

Puffins Of Exeter

Address

13

Mont Le Grand

Exeter

EX1 2PD

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH WEST ASSOCIATION OF TRAINING PROVIDERS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South West Association of Training Providers Limited

Contact

Sue Holding 01392 496017 sueholding@puffinsofexeter.com

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

Successful applicants will work at one of our Nurseries for 3 days a week and attend our Training centre for one day a week.

Apprentices would be supported with their on the job training by a mentor and would have a job manual to support this. Apprentices would be assigned a Tutor and Assessor for their off the job training. Apprentices would also be able to gain IAG from our dedicated Learning Support Team.

Training includes:

  • Early Years Practitioner Standard L2
  • Paediatric First Aid certificate
  • Food Hygiene
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Prevent
  • Safeguarding
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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