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Apprentice Nursery Assistant PLAYTIME NURSERIES STAINES

Apprentice Nursery Assistant supported by the Nursery Manager and All About Children's Childcare and Education Team to complete either a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship while gaining practical experience of working with children in a nursery setting.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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, 40 hours per week, Shifts to be Confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000039577

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years Qualification. 
  • To participate in your own development plan. 
  • To undertake induction training with a named mentor.
  • To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues with them. 
  • To support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain children’s records. 
  • To develop a understanding of Safeguarding Policies. 
  • To undertake a shared responsibility for the care of children, health,safety and cleanliness.

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

Over 15 months,you will study units like health & safety,child development, safeguarding,communication,purposeful play,educational programmes, supporting children with additional needs, collaborative working,wellbeing principles,child protection, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management.

If you do not hold GCSE Maths & English,these will be delivered with the apprenticeship programme.20% of your time in work must be dedicated to devoted to learning.

You will achieve a Level 2 TQUK Diploma in Early Years.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To build a career in the early years sector. We are a company who likes to promote within so there are plenty of opportunities to work your way up.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, reliable, committed, understanding, imaginative, passionate, articulate, calm, friendly, Caring

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

We and our employer are committed to safeguarding so a DBS check is required. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared.

About the employer

All About Children has been providing the highest quality childcare to families and local communities. We create nurseries that provide calm and nurturing environments, inspiring the children in our care to learn and explore.

Employer

PLAYTIME NURSERIES STAINES

Address

The Thames Club Wheatsheaf Lane

Staines-Upon-Thames

TW18 2PD

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Training

Training provider

THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED

Contact

Caitlin Genge

caitlin.genge@impactfutures.co.uk

07706351459

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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