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Tops Day Nurseries Mini Mariners - Level 2 Childcare Apprenticeship TOPS DAY NURSERY LIMITED

We are currently looking to recruit a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Childcare Apprentice to join us at Tops Day Nurseries Mini Mariners to complete their Level 2 Early Years Practitioner.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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

    The apprentice will be working 30 hours per week Monday to Friday between the settings opening hours of 08.00 - 17.30

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000057672

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist in providing a safe environment for children
  • Assisting with daily, weekly and monthly checks around the nursery
  • Assist in ensuring the unit is clean and tidy and assist in meal preparation
  • Assist colleagues with developing and maintaining good relationships
  • Taking children on trips out and assist on picking up from school
  • Able to support children’s behaviour and act as a role model
  • Support in ensuring the environment is stimulating and appropriate including layout, display of resources

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

  • Intermediate Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce 
  • Level 2 English Functional Skills
  • Level 2 Maths Functional Skills 
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to gain permanent employment within the setting
  • May be able to progress onto achieving the Early Years Educator Level 3 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Reliable, Confident, Friendly, Flexible, Motivated, Good with children

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent GCSE English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
Other Must be able to obtain a clear DBS (Grade -) Essential

About the employer

Tops Mini Mariners is a family centred environment nursery situated just outside of the heart of Taunton town centre. Employees benefit from being minutes away from a variety of different amenities such as cinemas, a range of shopping centres and also the beautiful All Saints Church. This is an exciting opportunity to complete your apprenticeship within a large nursery group across the South West who offer fantastic career progression opportunities and employee care with several benefits.

Employer

TOPS DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Address

Tops Day Nurseries Mini Mariners,

Bridgwater Road,

Taunton,

TA1 2DU

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRE TRAINING TEAM LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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