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Childcare Apprenticeship - NVQ Level 2 MOONSTONE DAY CARE LIMITED

We are privileged to be based in ‘The White House’, one of the few Grade II listed buildings in Erdington. It's an amazingly large house with seven huge rooms and a beautiful outdoor area. Due to the layout of the building, we are able to create a home from home feeling so children settle quickly, and families feel comfortable and welcomed.

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001827014

  • 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 adhered to at all times
  • 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 inter-personal and communication skills
  • Creative, imaginative and willing to get stuck in
  • Patience and a caring nature

Personal qualities

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

Successful applicants will:

  • Have grade C/4 or above in English and maths GCSE (or equivalent), or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Be able to attend our training Academy in Birmingham for your 24 classroom-based days

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 24 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

We want you to join our passionate childcare team in Erdington. If you want to start your career in childcare then this opportunity could be for you. We are looking for a friendly, honest, competent and willing person who is professional.

Our firm belief is that early investment into children’s lives is the key to their outstanding achievements in the future. At every step, we take responsibility for each unique child staying with us and ensure they nurture, flourish and progress as they’re delivered an enriched Foundation and Early Years Curriculum during their learning journey with us.

Employer

MOONSTONE DAY CARE LIMITED

Address

24

High Street

Birmingham

B23 6RH

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI

Contact

Jessica Jones 0121 594 0459 jessicaj@swiftcc.co.uk

NVQ Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce - Your apprenticeship will last for 12 months (depending on the provision in which you are employed). 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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