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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice FOOTSTEPS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

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: 20 Feb 2022

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

    24 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001755436

  • 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

Weekly Wage £172.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Time management skills

Personal qualities

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

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

Fradley nursery is the newest edition to the footsteps family. This converted barn building is set in a beautiful rural location surrounded by fields, this setting boasts large outdoor play environments suitable for all weather conditions.

Employer

FOOTSTEPS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

Address

Sandyhill Farm

Fradley Junction

Burton-On-Trent

DE13 7DW

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Training

Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Contact

Keira Hotchkiss 0333 444 3973 Keira.Hotchkiss@realisetraining.com

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Footsteps 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 an Early Years Practitioner Apprentice programme, delivered through Footsteps Day Nursery'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: 20 Feb 2022