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Childcare Apprentice PK KIDS DAY NURSERY LTD

To assist and work alongside the team in setting up for the day to day activities, to attend staff meetings and any training needed, to care and safeguard the children providing secure play for our 0-4 year olds. Level 3 applicants will be considered if they hold a level 2 childcare qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri (37.5 hours) on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    19 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001838032

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Give support to the staff within the setting
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships, working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met
  • Ensure good standards of safety, hygiene, and cleanliness are maintained at all times

The role of the level 3 apprentice will include:

  • Having the responsibility of a key worker group 
  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Give support to the staff within the setting
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships, working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met
  • Ensure good standards of safety, hygiene, and cleanliness are maintained at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To show initiative, be able to communicate and work in a team

Personal qualities

  • Positive individual with a caring manner

Desired qualifications

4 x GCSE A*-D/  9-3 including maths and English or equivalent. 

Preferably C+ for maths and English for level 2.

Must have maths and English 4's to study level 3.

Future prospects

Progression within the company to higher apprenticeship or full-time employment pending capacity.

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.

Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails. 

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About the employer

Owner: PK Kids Day Nursery Ltd

Local Authority / Social Services: Lancashire County Council

Number of Staff: 10

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 38

Age Range: from 0 years 0 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: 6 days over Christmas period

Employer

PK KIDS DAY NURSERY LTD

Address

Rainbow House

Langton Brow

Chorley

PR7 5PB

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Training

Training provider

RUNSHAW COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College

Contact

Kirsty Gregory Gregory.k@runshaw.ac.uk

You will be working towards the following qualification/standard:

Early Years Practitioner – Level 2

This includes:

  • Main learning objectives: Supporting child development, safeguarding, protection and welfare, health and safety of babies and young children, responsibilities of the early years practitioner, planning and delivering activities and purposeful play, partnership working.
  • Functional Skills – if required.
  • EPA (End Point Assessment) – Towards the final few months of the apprenticeship you will complete your End Point Assessment. This includes a professional discussion underpinned by portfolio. A knowledge test. All assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

This Apprenticeship is completed within the workplace. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion and observation throughout your training. You will be given time by your employer to complete portfolio work, attend training, workplace shadowing and any other opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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