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Nursery Apprentice Top Tots Day Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? Outstanding, friendly nursery in Portsmouth are looking for a L2 (or L3) Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £163.40

    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, shifts will be between 07:30 and 18:00, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001735153

  • Positions

    1 available

Are you looking to train in childcare? Outstanding nursery in Portsmouth are looking for a L2 (or L3) Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children. This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Trainer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Someone who ideally has some experience working with children (babies, toddlers or pre-school)

Personal qualities

  • To be a confident, organised, reliable and creative person

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferred but not essential

If the desired candidate already holds a valid Level 2 Childcare qualification, the Level 3 Early Years Educator is available on a 18-month basis.

Future prospects

Once completing your L2/L3 apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and further training.

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042.


About the employer

Top Tots is a popular day nursery based on Queen Street and at the Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth.

Judged by Ofsted in March 2018 as 'OUTSTANDING IN ALL AREAS' Top Tots Nursery provides an 'OUTSTANDING' nurturing and caring environment for children aged from 3 months up to 5 years old. Top Tots Day Nursery Ltd first opened in 2005 to provide quality day nursery and pre-school services to babies, toddlers and pre-school aged children in the local community as well as Naval families living or working in Portsmouth. Our aim is to offer OUTSTANDING childcare services at an affordable price, while ensuring all children are happy and thrive to their full potential while feeling safe and secure.

Employer

Top Tots Day Nursery

Address

23

Queen Street

Portsmouth

PO1 3HN

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Training

Training provider

Showcase Training LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Showcase Training Ltd

Contact

James Sproat 07715658042 james.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

If the candidate already holds a valid Level 2 Childcare qualification, the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard is available on an 18-month basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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