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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Hillyfields Day Nursery

Apprentices play a crucial part in supporting delivery of welfare and care in the early years. Supported by a suitably qualified Early Years Educator, you will interact and work with the children on a day to day basis, supporting the planning and delivery of play activities.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001735057

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include:

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Work with parents, colleagues, and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
  • Take an active role in seeking out Continuous Professional Development opportunities during the apprentices programme and beyond
  • Use communication and knowledge of child development to engage with children and support those requiring additional support
  • Support children who are experiencing transitions such as moving to school or birth of a sibling, using your knowledge of the children to support them
  • Carry out respectful care routines such as feeding, nappy changing and dental care
  • Take an active part in the completion of their apprenticeship, meeting deadlines set by their Trainer Assessor and working with the dedicated mentor to develop their knowledge, skills, and behaviours
  • Support children’s numeracy, literacy, and language through a range of play activities and opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management skills

Personal qualities

  • Passionate
  • Empathetic
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Dedicated
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator standard upon completion.

Things to consider

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of the employers safer recruitment process.


About the employer

Session Times:

Both our Day Nurseries are open from 8am to 6pm. We are open throughout the year with the exception of Christmas, one week at Easter and statutory public holidays.

Please note our Broadfields Nursery offers limited spaces between 8:00 - 8:30am.

Our Classes:

It is universally known that children learn through play and that learning should be fun. Therefore, we endeavour to ensure that everyone has fun - children, staff, and parents alike!!

Our curriculum covers all ages of children at nursery - from the very youngest to the oldest and gives each child the opportunity to reach their full potential and enables them to develop their own sense of self-worth.

Staff plan activities to ensure each of the development areas are covered; thus helping each child move on to the next stage of development, whilst enhancing their natural desire to learn.

Employer

Hillyfields Day Nursery

Address

41

Harcourt Road

London

SE4 2AJ

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Training

Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Contact

Victoria Flowers 0333 444 3973 victoria.flowers@realisetraining.com

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Hillyfields Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship programme, delivered through Hillyfields Day Nursery dedicated training provider, Realise.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Nov 2021