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Nursery Apprentice Doves Nursery

Are you looking to get qualified in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Gosport is looking for a L2 (or L3) Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday; Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001847584

  • Positions

    1 available

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.
This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Trainer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Someone who ideally has some experience working with children (babies, toddlers or pre-school).

Personal qualities

To be a confident, organised, reliable and a creative person.

Desired qualifications

GCSE maths and English at 4/C grade or above or equivalent is preferred but not essential.

If the desired candidate already holds a valid L2 Childcare qualification, the L3 is available on an 18-month basis.

Future prospects

Upon completing the Level 2 apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and additional training to Level 3.

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying.


About the employer

Doves Nursery was established in 1996 and offers flexible hours childcare in Gosport for children aged from 0-5 years. With a team of up to 16 staff at any one time, we can look after up to 54 children. Our day nursery provides a positive, friendly, homely, caring and supportive environment for children, with large rooms for them to play and learn. Doves Nursery are Ofsted registered and focus on providing a fun and positive experience, with a big emphasis on using music to engage children.

Employer

Doves Nursery

Address

1

Stoke Road

Gosport

PO12 1LT

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Training

Training provider

Showcase Training LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Showcase Training Ltd

Contact

Andrew May 01329848714 andrew.may@showcasetraining.co.uk

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills maths and English at level 1 (Unless exempt)

If the suitable candidate already holds a valid L2 childcare qualification or sufficient experience. The L3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship is available on a 18-month basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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