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Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 SPOTTY ZEBRA DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Your classroom days will be based in Birmingham (1 to 2 days a week) and your main apprenticeship work will be done in a nursery local to you.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £173.16

    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 TBC

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001841641

  • 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 always adhered to  
  • 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

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.

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 18 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

The Spotty Zebra Day Nursery provides high quality care and early learning for all children aged from birth to when they start school.

Our building is light, spacious and airy. The ground floor comprises of a separate dining area offering nutritionally freshly cooked meals in a restaurant-style setting that encourages fellowship and conversation together at meal times. There are also 3 large rooms which are designed to cultivate children’s inquisitive minds and encourage children to explore, investigate and create a lifelong enjoyment for learning. Each room has its own open door access into a spacious garden where children are able to get creative in our outdoor kitchen.

The first floor is for our youngest children where staff are specifically trained to support and nurture our young babies. We continue training in baby sign, sing and sign, tummy time, tuning into babies and are always looking for new ways to give our babies an even better, more stimulating experience.

Employer

SPOTTY ZEBRA DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Address

Long Lane

Halesowen

B62 9JZ

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI

Contact

Amy Langwith 01215940453 al@swiftcc.co.uk

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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