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Nursery Apprentice Explorers Day Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery (part of a small chain) in Southampton is looking for L2 or L3 Nursery Apprentice to join their team and work with their babies.

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Closing date: 14 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; Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000051936

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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
  • Completing work to desired timeframe for showcase training tutor
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to

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

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner

  • Functional Skills: English and maths at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)

  • End Point Assessment

    Training completed via work based visits at the nursery and 4 hour study time provided for coursework.

    If the chosen candidate has a valid L2 Childcare qualification or sufficient experience in childcare, the L3 Standard will be offered on an 18 month basis.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon ccompleting your apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and additional training.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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

About the employer

Explorers Nursery is a part of a small local chain of nurseries that cater for children from 2 months to 5 years.

Employer

Explorers Day Nursery

Address

Adanac Drive

Southampton

SO16 0AS

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

Contact

Andrew May

andrew.may@showcasetraining.com

01329848714

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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