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Nursery Apprentice Little Gems Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Cowplain 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

    £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

    40 hours per week- 8 hours shifts between 7.30am and 6pm, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071085

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 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)

If the candidate already holds a Level 2 in Childcare, the Level 3 Standard option is available (18 months).

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once completing your Level 2 Apprenticeship, you may be offered a progression to Level 3 and eventually a permanent position


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 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042

About the employer

Full day care- birth-5 years. Open 7.30-6pm.

Employer

Little Gems Nursery

Address

64 Hazleton Way

Waterlooville

PO8 9BT

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

Contact

Andrew May

andrew.may@showcasetraining.co.uk

01329 848714

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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