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Early Years Assistant Apprentice (Childcare) DUCKLINGS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

An exciting new opportunity with an immediate start. Ducklings Day Nurseries Ltd. is looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual to join their Liverpool (Halewood) nursery. Experience in childcare is not essential as full training will be provided.

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Closing date: 13 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (daily hours to be as per rota)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001819791

  • Positions

    1 available

Ducklings Day Nurseries Ltd. is looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual with good personal and communication skills, the ability to show initiative and be successful in a competitive working environment.

The role will include, but is not restricted, to:

  • Successfully gaining DBS clearance before starting work
  • Working in a nursery setting for an agreed number of hours per week
  • Attending 'off the job' training one day per week
  • Following instructions from the line manager or supervisor, in all aspects of work within the nursery setting
  • Performing a range of activities with the children in the nursery, which could include feeding, playing, reading, singing etc
  • Complying with safeguarding legislation
  • Complying with health, safety and security regulations and legislation.
  • Liaising with manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be eager to learn and master new skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Be outgoing with friendly disposition
  • Maintain a professional image at all times
  • Have a desire to learn all aspects of Childcare

Personal qualities

  • Be well presented at all times
  • Be punctual
  • Be able to work well in a team
  • Have a willingness to learn all aspects of Childcare
  • Have the confidence to use own initiative
  • Have a good standard of hygiene
  • Have a bubbly and happy personality

Desired qualifications

Qualifications required depend on the level of the apprenticeship you will be doing with the employer.

Level 2:

  • GCSE Maths and English A-C or 4-9 (or equivalent) is desirable, but not essential.

Level 3:

  • GCSE Maths and English A-C or 4-9 (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential
  • NVQ Level 2 in Childcare (or equivalent) is essential.

Future prospects

Level 2: On completion of Level 2 Early Years Practitioner there is the possibility of progressing to a further 18-month advanced apprenticeship to complete the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.
 

Level 3: On completion of the Level 3 apprenticeship you will have the skills and qualifications to go on and potentially manage a nursery.


About the employer

Our vision is to be an outstanding nursery which offers all children and their families high quality, anti-discriminatory, loving care and provision by incorporating the principles and practices of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Employer

DUCKLINGS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

Address

45

Higher Road

Liverpool

L25 0QG

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Training

Training provider

JARVIS TRAINING MANAGEMENT LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Jarvis Training Management Ltd

Contact

Ciara Nolan 01513369340 ciara.nolan@jarvis-eu.com

Level 2

  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills – Maths and English
  • On the job training at a specific location

Level 3

  • Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skill – Maths and English
  • On the job training at a specific location

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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