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Childcare Apprenticeship - Level 2 NVQ Bumble Bees Nursery

Bumble Bees Nursery has been providing safe and stimulating childcare for over 15 years. Our dedicated staff are qualified and have extensive knowledge of the sector and pride themselves on delivering a high-quality service and have recently supported an apprentice in winning Apprentice of the Year within the care sector.

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £177.97

    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: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001827082

  • 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 26 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 26 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

Bumble Bees Nursery has been providing safe and stimulating childcare for over 15 years. Our dedicated Staff are qualified and have extensive knowledge of the sector and pride themselves on delivering a high-quality service to families of the settings.

We know that choosing a nursery is a big decision. As parents it is paramount that you choose a nursery that will support you and child’s development and their individual needs. Staff give children the opportunity to maximise their learning potential by allowing children to create their own pathways of learning, we then scaffold this through engaging and stimulating activities to support all areas of development.

Employer

Bumble Bees Nursery

Address

655

Auckland Drive

Birmingham

B36 0SN

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI

Contact

Jessica Jones 0121 5940459 JessicaJ@swiftcc.co.uk

  • Level 2 NVQ Early Years Practitioner - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months
  • 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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