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Childcare Apprenticeship - Tops Day Nursery Musgrove Tops Day Nurseries

We are currently looking to recruit a Childcare Apprentice to join us at Tops Day Nurseries to complete their Level 2 diploma in Early Years Education.

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

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Closing date: 11 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001754779

  • Positions

    1 available

We are currently looking to recruit a Childcare Apprentice to join us at Tops Day Nurseries to complete their Level 2 diploma in Early Years Education.

Here at Tops Day Nurseries we have an outstanding reputation in delivering the best quality childcare across the South-West, operating nurseries and play clubs across Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon. The successful applicant of this position will be joining our nursery based at Musgrove Park Hospital.

Tops Musgrove is a fun and friendly nursery conveniently situated within Musgrove Park Hospital. Employees benefit from having easy access to the town centre and convenient transport links with the bus station being minutes away! The 121 place nursery has easy access to a variety of local parks and recreation grounds; this allows the children to experience the outdoors as much as possible by taking part in regular trips, Football Fun and Tops Forest School sessions. The nursery run a number of extra-curricular activities including cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, meditation and much more!This is an exciting opportunity to complete your apprenticeship within a large nursery group across the South West who offer fantastic career progression opportunities and employee care with several benefits.

Your Responsibilities and Duties will involve:

  • Assist in providing a safe environment for children
  • Assisting with daily, weekly and monthly checks around the nursery
  • Assist in ensuring the unit is clean and tidy and assist in meal preparation
  • Assist colleagues with developing and maintaining good relationships with local schools, charities and involvement with the community (e.g. parades, visiting care homes)
  • Taking children on trips out and assist in picking up from school
  • Able to support children’s behaviour and act as a role model
  • Support in ensuring the environment is stimulating and appropriate including layout, display of resources, displays and equal opportunities

We are looking for someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about beginning their career in childcare. You will need to take this role seriously, and be able to demonstrate a good work ethic and be able to communicate effectively with the people around you, making sure that you treat both other staff and children with respect and care at all times.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to interact with children
  • Be an active team member

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Confident
  • Motivated and willing to achieve a Level 2 in childcare

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's at grade C/4 or above in English and maths or equivalent i.e. Functional skills - desired but not essential
  • Must be able to obtain a clear DBS

Future prospects

  • Potential to gain permanent employment within the setting
  • May be able to progress onto achieving the Level 3 Diploma

Things to consider

When starting a qualification in childcare you will be asked to carry out basic tasks such as washing up, changing nappies and clearing away toys. You will gain more responsibility with time.


About the employer

Here at Tops Day Nurseries we have an outstanding reputation in delivering the best quality childcare across the South-West, operating nurseries and play clubs across Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon. The successful applicant of this position will be joining our nursery based at Musgrove Park Hospital.

Tops Musgrove is a fun and friendly nursery conveniently situated within Musgrove Park Hospital. Employees benefit from having easy access to the town centre and convenient transport links with the bus station being minutes away! The 121 place nursery has easy access to a variety of local parks and recreation grounds; this allows the children to experience the outdoors as much as possible by taking part in regular trips, Football Fun and Tops Forest School sessions. The nursery run a number of extra-curricular activities including cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, meditation and much more!

Employer

Tops Day Nurseries

Address

Musgrove Park Hospital

Taunton

TA1 5BZ

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRE TRAINING TEAM LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Training Team Limited

Contact

Megan Edwards 01202879420 megan.edwards@aspiretrainingteam.co.uk

  • Intermediate Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce 
  • Level 2 functional skills in English and maths if necessary
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Feb 2022