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Early Years Apprentice Walmer Bridge Day Nursery

We are looking for someone who has a passion for working with children, coupled with a willingness to learn. We are accepting level 2 or level 3 applicants.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40 to £380.00

    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

    Monday - Friday, between 07:30 and 18:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    19 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001811595

  • Positions

    1 available

If you would like to earn while you learn, then an apprenticeship with us if just for you.

If you would like to start a career in childcare why not come and work alongside some of the best Early Years Practitioners who will support you to develop the skills and knowledge to play a key role in the education and care of young children?

Role to include:

  • To ensure that the children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment and to follow the principles of the nursery policies and standards
  • To maintain a high standard of hygiene and encourage the children to do the same
  • To be consistent and conduct themselves in a professional manner
  • To co-operate and communicate with all staff on nursery matters
  • To participate in any in-house training
  • To attend and contribute to staff meeting
  • To pass on any relevant information to other staff members
  • To carry out domestic duties within the setting as and when required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Good punctuality
  • A passion to learn
  • Determined to make a difference to children’s lives
  • Patience and commitment
  • Able to work well as part of a team

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) including maths and English

Future prospects

 Progression onto Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard.

Things to consider

Please note, the employer is accepting Level 2&3 applications.

In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.

Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails. 

For more information on the NMW, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

We are a small childrens day nursery located in a rural area.  We employ 12 people and provide places for 59 children.

Employer

Walmer Bridge Day Nursery

Address

74

Liverpool Old Road

Preston

PR4 5GE

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Training

Training provider

RUNSHAW COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College

Contact

Kirsty Gregory gregory.k@runshaw.ac.uk

You will be working towards the following qualification/standard:

Early Years Practitioner – Level 2

This includes:

  • Main learning objectives: Supporting child development, safeguarding, protection and welfare, health and safety of babies and young children, responsibilities of the early years practitioner, planning and delivering activities and purposeful play, partnership working.
  • Functional Skills – if required.
  • EPA (End Point Assessment) – Towards the final few months of the apprenticeship you will complete your End Point Assessment. This includes a professional discussion underpinned by portfolio. A knowledge test. All assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

This Apprenticeship is completed within the workplace. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion and observation throughout your training. You will be given time by your employer to complete portfolio work, attend training, workplace shadowing and any other opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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