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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner In the Woods Nursery Ltd

Urgent vacancy! In The Woods Nursery in Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham (B37), urgently require an Apprentice Early Years Practitioner. Excellent opportunity to gain childcare skills with a successful Nursery. This is an apprenticeship in Early Years Educator Level 3. You must already have a childcare-related level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.35

    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

    35 hour shift per week, on a rota basis (times will vary), every Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001815431

  • Positions

    1 available

Urgent vacancy! In The Woods Nursery in Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham (B37), urgently require an Apprentice Early Years Practitioner. Excellent opportunity to gain childcare skills with a successful Nursery.  This is an apprenticeship in Early Years Educator Level 3.  You must already have a childcare-related level 2 qualification.

Working in a busy nursery environment, in a rewarding role to help children's development, the varied duties will include:

  • Caring for children, including nappy changing and toilet training.
  • Completing activities with children.
  • Preparing meals, snacks and drinks.
  • Keeping records of attendance.
  • Making observations and recording them for development.
  • Reporting any concerns about the children and their welfare to Management.
  • Assisting senior staff by completing tasks required.
  • General housekeeping and any other duties to support the nursery requirements.
  • Other varied duties included at later stages once experience and competent.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organised.
  • Team player.
  • Using own inititiave.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Creative.

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Nurturing/caring
  • Patient
  • Adaptable
  • Willing to train and develop further skills

Desired qualifications

  • Age 16-18: Maths and English at GCSE or Functional Skills (grades will be discussed during screening)
  • Age 19+: Maths and English at GCSE grade 4 minimum (or Functional Skills Level 2).

Future prospects

Possible opportunity to progress onto an advanced apprenticeship/employment.

Things to consider

Please do not contact this employer, you must be eligible for the qualification first with the training provider, Gordon Franks Training, who will conduct the first interview (apply online or see the ‘contact details’ section). Once successful, your details will then be forwarded to the employer, for you to be considered for this vacancy.

Please research the employer and Gordon Franks Training.


About the employer

We are a private day care setting offering care and early educational experiences for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Our aim is to provide a warm rich environment where children are valued, heard and nurtured to reach their full potential. In the woods nursery was opened in January 2018 by Sarah the nursery director who had previous experience in child minding and in schools. The building was previously used as a surestart children's centre and provides a fantastic base to build a quality learning environment.

Employer

In the Woods Nursery Ltd

Address

2

Chelmsley Circle

Birmingham

B37 5UH

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Training

Training provider

GORDON FRANKS TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gordon Franks

Contact

Recruitment Team 0121 3333001 recruitment@gordonfrankstraining.co.uk

  • Early Years Educatior Level 3 qualification
  • Full training provided at employer site
  • Choice of online or paper-based portfolio
  • Regular Assessor Visits, Observations and Reviews
  • Witness Testimonies from Employer
  • Exams/Assessments/Workshops
  • Technical Certificate (industry knowledge)
  • Functional skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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