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Nursery Apprentice SUNSHINE NURSERIES LTD

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Shirley, Southampton are looking for a L2 (or L3) Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 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

    Monday to Friday; Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000064909

  • 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
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Trainer

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.

N.B. 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 completing your L2/3 Apprenticeship, you may be offered a full time position and further 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 Maths (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

Providing education and care for children between the ages of 4 months and 5 years and allowing them to be cared for by others requires trust. A world of discovery awaits and every day is an adventure during the precious and exciting early years of life. At Sunshine nursery, we ensure children embark on these adventures in a loving, safe and stimulating setting, learning about their world in a warm and welcoming way. We believe in the uniqueness of each child, in embracing their individuality and encouraging personal expression. Our dedicated team is passionate about seeing children flourish and to help them reach their full learning potential through innovative, creative and focussed play.

Employer

SUNSHINE NURSERIES LTD

Address

36 THORNBURY AVENUE

SOUTHAMPTON

SO15 5BR

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

Contact

James Sproat

james.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

07715658042

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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