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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Level 2 McMillan Early Childhood Centre

We are a children centre setup for toddlers and pre-school children, with an emphasis on quality care and development.

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

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £156.33

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001788157

  • Positions

    2 available

  • Contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Support the aims and objectives of the nursery and assist with the provision of a high-quality establishment for children from birth to five years
  • Work for an Ofsted-rated outstanding group of nurseries
  • Be supported in your future career with opportunities for your ongoing professional development and career progression through our Early Year’s Education professional development programme – limited places exist for those who shine
  • A fantastic opportunity to begin your career in early years education has arisen.  Vacancies exist for number of Apprentice Nursery Assistants to work for an Ofsted-rated Outstanding nursery group. Opportunities exist for career progression and ongoing professional development

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Give support to other team members throughout the nursery setting
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop
  • Look upon the nursery as a ‘whole’ where you can help be most utilised; be constantly aware of the needs of the children
  • The trainee’s duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the nursery’s equal opportunities policy
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • Be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Be aware of sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Commit to Safeguarding children and provide support to other staff in ensuring children are kept safe and happy
  • Understand that, as part of training, you will be required to move to other parts of the nursery and to other nurseries within the group
  • Be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing equipment etc
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to take constructive feedback
  • Good verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Common Sense
  • Dedicated
  • Punctual
  • Responsible
  • Positive attitude
  • General interest in working with young children

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English 4-9 (A-C) or Functional skills Level 1 and above

Future prospects

Discussed at Interviews. The qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

We are a children centre setup for toddlers and pre-school children, with an emphasis on quality care and development

Employer

McMillan Early Childhood Centre

Address

Wood End Park Academy, Judge Heath Lane

HAYES

UB3 2PD

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Training

Training provider

Harrow and Uxbridge College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Uxbridge, Harrow College

Contact

Sanjay Pal spal@hcuc.harrow.ac.uk

  • Full on the job training and 1 day a week college attendance is required
  • Early Years Practitioner Qualification Level 2
  • For level 2 apprenticeships, apprentices without English and mathematics at level 2 must achieve level 1 English and mathematics
  • Readiness for End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 May 2022