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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Morecambe Day Nursery

If you’re interested in working with younger children, an apprenticeship in Early Years with Morecambe Day Nursery can be the perfect route into your chosen career. Not only will you earn as you learn, but the qualification will give you practical skills as well as theoretical knowledge, leading to a wide range of job opportunities.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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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 - Friday. Shift times to be disclosed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    13 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000043984

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

Adhering to the Policies & Procedures of the nursery ensuring compliance with the requirements and guidelines laid down by Ofsted, The EYFS and the Standard for Early Years & Childcare.

Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.

Ensuring that all Safeguarding Policies & Procedures are following including the Lancashire Safeguarding Children’s Board.

Working as part of a team.

The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.

The planning and preparation of activities, to meet children's individual needs, liaising with parents and negotiating working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery.

Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender,disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.

Positive management of children's behaviour.

Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.

Providing a good role model.

Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.

Supervision of meals and mealtimes.

Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Nursery Manager.

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

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification

Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College in order to complete the programme
Functional Skills may also have to be completed

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Many apprentices are potentially given jobs with the employers they trained with as Apprentices, others go onto further studies. Apprentices are often fast-tracked by their employers for promotion to more experienced positions.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

If you’re interested in working with younger children, an apprenticeship in Early Years with Morecambe Day Nursery can be the perfect route into your chosen career. Not only will you earn as you learn, but the qualification will give you practical skills as well as theoretical knowledge, leading to a wide range of job opportunities. We are always looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to join the Nursery. We pride ourselves on valuing our employees and recognising hard work as well as progression, training and support throughout your career.

Employer

Morecambe Day Nursery

Address

POULTON NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

CLARK STREET

MORECAMBE

LA4 5HT

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Training

Training provider

LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

Contact

Charlie Helme

c.helme@lmc.ac.uk

01524 521483

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Aug 2022