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Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 The Little Ripley Day Nurseries Limited

Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2. Your classroom days will be based in Birmingham (1 to 2 days a week) and your main apprenticeship work will be done in a nursery local to you.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £173.16

    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

    Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001778851

  • Positions

    1 available

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to  
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Creative, imaginative and willing to get stuck in
  • Patience and a caring nature
  • Be able to attend our training Academy in Birmingham for your 26 classroom-based days

Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their childcare skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting.

This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development.

The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual.

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

During the Intermediate Apprenticeship in childcare, you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma, Level 3 Apprenticeship Early Years Educator.

Things to consider

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 18 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.


About the employer

At Little Ripley Day Nurseries our team have an excellent knowledge of how children learn through play and based on observations we aim to plan exciting activities, which help children to reach their full potential. We aim to provide a high quality of teaching and all our staff take every opportunity to build on the children’s learning. We carry out a precise assessment of our children’s progress, which means our staff identify and address any gaps in learning very effectively.

We have been successful in building excellent partnerships with parents so that all our children’s needs are met through information sharing and working with staff. Children’s health and well-being are given high priority throughout our nurseries, with a focus on healthy eating and fun outdoor exercise.

We operate a well organised system of monitoring staff performance, training and self-evaluation so that children benefit from continuous improvement in their learning experiences. Our management team and staff are highly motivated and work very effectively as a team to focus on aspects of the provision we wish to improve, so that we continue to provide high quality childcare throughout our nurseries.

Employer

The Little Ripley Day Nurseries Limited

Address

52

Old Oscott Hill

Birmingham

B44 9SN

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI

Contact

Amy 01215940453 al@swiftcc.co.uk

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship. As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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