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Early years Practitioner Apprentice FOOTSTEPS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

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: 24 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

    40 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001775150

  • Positions

    1 available

  • 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
  • Your trainer assessor will meet with you regularly to provide teaching, learning and feedback from assessments completed. To support your progress you will be required to complete a reflective journal of the learning you have undertaken and discuss this with your trainer assessor


The weekly wage for this apprenticeship is £172.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Time management

Personal qualities

  • Passionate
  • Empathetic
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Dedicated

Desired qualifications

  • No entry qualification required


 

Future prospects

  • Progression to the level 3 early years educator standard

 

Things to consider

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

About the employer

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Employer

FOOTSTEPS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

Address

Lichfield St

Tamworth

B79 7SE

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Training

Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Contact

Hayley Potter 0333 444 3973 hayley.potter@realisetraining.com

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Footsteps Nurseries Limited 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 Footsteps Nurseries Limited's dedicated training provider, realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of gollowing a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020. We’ve invested heavily in our people and culture, and we want to grow our teams by finding people who share our passion and enthusiasm for creating a better future.
 

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: 24 Feb 2022