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Early Years Apprenticeship - Kids Love Nature Marwell Zoo KIDS LOVE NATURE LTD

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a punctual, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join Kid’s Love Nature’s Marwell Zoo setting as a Level 2 Early Years Apprentice depending upon experience.

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

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Closing date: 30 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

    The apprentice will be working 30 hours per week Monday to Friday between the settings opening hours of 07.45 - 18.00

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000082538

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ensuring that safeguarding and health and safety procedures are being followed at all times
  • Treating each child as a unique individual
  • Supporting new children in settling into the environment as appropriate
  • Carrying out observation, assessment and planning for own key children (in own time), and all the children in the nursery, including statutory assessment requirements and the completion of child profile books neatly, accurately and regularly
  • Planning and presenting activities to the children, based on their interests and developmental needs, following advice and guidance from colleagues and the nursery management team
  • Supporting children to find and engage in constructive activity
  • Changing nappies and clothing as needed, and assisting with toilet learning as appropriate
  • Contributing to the completion of records such as accident, incident and medical forms as well as sleep and nappy charts, if used
  • Discussing any concerns about a child’s welfare or development with the nursery management
  • As the role of an Early Years Apprentice you will be required to meet and achieve the below expectations as standard;
  • Developing and maintaining the Considered Space.
  • Supporting and nurturing the Considered Child
  • Becoming a considered adult within and part of the prepared environment
  • Attending training in line with your Apprenticeship training
  • Meeting the statutory requirements and the expectations of the Company as laid out in the relevant documentation

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

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths - if required
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English - if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to gain permanent employment at the setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

The setting is located within the grounds of Marwell Zoo, overlooking the penguin and giraffe enclosures, and benefits from working alongside Marwell Zoo's Education Team, who provide twice daily Mini Zoologists Explorer Sessions all around the nursery, in addition to sessions in Marwell Zoo's learning centre. The setting looks after children from ages 9 months to 5 year old, and benefits from a large one and a half acre secure outdoor play area, large vegetable garden, a supersized sand pit, dens, climbing equipment, and access to a private woodland. The setting also benefits from having large class rooms, a nature room, sleep room, music room and children’s kitchens and lots of outdoor space.

Employer

KIDS LOVE NATURE LTD

Address

Kids Love Nature Marwell,

Marwell Zoo,

Thompson's Lane,

SO21 1JH

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRE TRAINING TEAM LIMITED

Contact

info@aspiretrainingteam.co.uk

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: 30 Dec 2022