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Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship HUNGRY CATERPILLAR DAY NURSERIES LTD

This Apprenticeship opportunity with Hungry Catepillars will alow you to gain experience, earn a salary and achieve a recognised early years Level 2 qualification . There will be the opportunity to move onto your Level 3 qualification afterwards either straight away or with a break first.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,500.00

    Frist 12 months of apprenticeship £12,500 After that National Minimum Wage Once Qualified Level 2 payscales from £20K to £21K yearly

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday around the current shifts (7.30 to 4.30 / 8 to 5 / 8.30 to 5.30 / 9 to 6) One evening per month for Staff Meeting No weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000033543

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will work along side the team as a practitioner but with support.
  • You will have the opportunity to plan, impliment & supervises child initiated & adult led activities following the development needs & interests of each child.
  • You will be involved in the daily routine care of the children as well as key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe, their development needs are met and their progress is shared with parents.
  • You will be asigned a tutor who will set your work and support your through your qualfication
  • You will have a nursery based mentor who will be on hand to support you with your work and offer day to day guidance

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • At the end of your training you will achieve a full and relevant Early Years Qualfication at Level 2 
  • Your training will be delivered by HAWK or another of our training partners..
  • You will work full time but have time to off the job (20% of the week) to complete course work, visit other settings, attend training or do online training etc... 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After you complete your level 2 qualification your can:

  • Move onto your level 3 qualification straight away or with a break
  • Progress within Hungry Caterpillars and take on more responsibility / progress into more senior roles (room leader / deputy manager / manager)
  • Take on a full key worker role and support a group of children

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Have empathy for others, Reliable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/4) Essential

Things to consider

As an apprentice you will be involved in every aspect of nursery life. You will be working both inside the nursery and in the garden with the children, at all times of the year and in all weather. You will need to be comitted, reliable and able to work full time and study with the end goal of a qualfication.

About the employer

Hungry Caterpillars opened in January 1999 in answer to Olivia Foley, the founders, own childcare needs and the inability to find high-quality child care in the local area. Developing an excellent local reputation the group has since expanded across West London into Ealing, Buckinghamshire & Harrow. Hungry Caterpillars remains a family-run business that responds and develops services to meet the needs of families that it serves.

Employer

HUNGRY CATERPILLAR DAY NURSERIES LTD

Address

Anglepoint House

Marlow Hill

High Wycombe

HP11 1TJ

Contact

Paige D'Cruz

careers@hungrycaterpillars.co.uk

01895678682

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Training

Training provider

HAWK MANAGEMENT (UK) LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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