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Childcare Apprenticeship Level 2 Caterpillar Nursery

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start their career in childcare. Based in a friendly nursery, the role will involve assisting in the planning and delivering of fun and educational activities for children, whilst taking care of the children's developmental and personal needs.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 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 to Friday. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001834241

  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice, you will be a key member of the nursery team.

Your duties/activities may include:

  • Planning and delivering fun and educational activities with the children
  • Play alongside and with children to support their play
  • Contribute to children’s records through observation
  • Assist with the supervision of children at rest times and at mealtimes
  • Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment for the children
  • Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all times

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality, who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient and caring
  • The ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications

  • Good Numeracy - A-C (8-4) Grades in maths or equivalent is desired but not essential
  • Good Literacy - A-C (8-4) Grades in English or equivalent is desired but not essential

Future prospects

There may be the opportunity to continue your employment at the end of the level 2 apprenticeship and progress to level 3.


About the employer

At Caterpillar Nursery, you can be sure your child will be safe, happy and have lots of fun whilst in the hands of a highly qualified Early Years team. We provide an environment of warmth, challenge and encouragement for all our children, whether they are toddlers and infants watching the mysteries of the world unfold or pre-schooler’s making exciting discoveries and preparing for life’s next big step.

The special partnership we have with Brookhurst Primary School offers a safe bridge for our children to dip their toes into mainstream education and the encouragement and opportunities they will have with us will have a powerful impact on their futures. As a small preschool with a big heart and a great reputation, nursery places can fill up quickly, so we encourage all our families to come for a visit as soon as possible to ensure we can reserve a place for your little one.

Employer

Caterpillar Nursery

Address

C/o Brookhurst School

Ullwater Avenue

Leamington Spa

CV32 6NH

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Kellie Greenway 07879 554914 kgreenway@aspirationtraining.com

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy, please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the Aspiration Training Limited website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to Aspiration Training Limited, you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Jul 2022