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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Edgbaston Kindergarten

To support with the day to day running of the nursery. To ensure that all children attending the setting, receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play and learning opportunities which meet their individual needs.

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

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001750503

  • Positions

    2 available

Responsibilities 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

The weekly wage for this apprenticeship is £160-£190.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Time management skills

Personal qualities

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

Desired qualifications

No entry qualification required.

Future prospects

Progression to 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

Independent Nursery located just of the Hagley road. We are a 60-place nursery and have 4 rooms available for the ages between birth-4 years.

Employer

Edgbaston Kindergarten

Address

413

Gillott Road

Birmingham

B16 9LL

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Training

Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Contact

Beth Rimmington 0333 444 3973 beth.rimmington@realisetraining.com

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Edgbaston Kindergarten 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 Edgbaston Kindergarten's 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: 30 Dec 2021