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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Playtime Nursery Shepperton

Apprentice Nursery Assistant supported by the Nursery Manager and All About Children's Childcare and Education Team to complete either a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship while gaining hands on experience of working with children in a nursery setting.

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Closing date: 28 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

    8 hour shifts, Monday to Friday (times TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000089974

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years Qualification. 
  • To participate in your own development plan. 
  • To undertake induction training with a named mentor.
  • To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues with them. 
  • To support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain children’s records. 
  • To develop a understanding of Safeguarding Policies. 
  • To undertake a shared responsibility for the care of children, health, safety and cleanliness.

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

  • Early Years Practitioner Qualification Level 2
  • Functional skills if required.
  • Over 15-18 months, you will study units like health & safety, child development, safeguarding, communication, purposeful play, educational programmes, supporting children with additional needs, collaborative working, wellbeing principles, child protection, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To build a career in the early years sector. We are a company who likes to promote within so there are plenty of opportunities to work your way up.

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

We and our employer are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, a DBS check is required. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared.

About the employer

All About Children has been providing the highest quality childcare to families and local communities. We create nurseries that provide calm and nurturing environments, inspiring the children in our care to learn and explore.

Employer

Playtime Nursery Shepperton

Address

MILES HOUSE

GOVETT AVENUE

SHEPPERTON

TW17 8AG

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Training

Training provider

THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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