Level 2 Childcare Apprentice PIXIELAND (SOUTH WEST) LIMITED
Pixieland Day Nursery in Saltash, is looking for level 2 apprentices to join their vibrant and enthusiastic team. The Apprentice’s Role. Pixieland Day Nursery, in Plymouth City Centre, have a fantastic opportunity for a level 2 apprentice to join their experienced team and to develop their career in childcare.
Closing date: 14 Aug 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Working Hours: Typical hours are 35-40 hours per week, Monday-Friday between the hours of 7.30am-6pm. Holiday: 20-28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.
Total hours per week: 35.0
Possible start date
28 Aug 2023
17 Oct 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The Apprentice’s Role
Pixieland Day Nursery, in Plymouth City Centre, have a fantastic opportunity for a Level 2 apprentice to join their experienced team and to develop their career in childcare.
The right candidates must be highly trustworthy and attentive to children’s needs.
They will carry out many tasks such as:
- Supervising children’s play time
- Engaging children in learning and play activities
- Keeping and updating records
They will be working with a qualified team where they will be helping to maintain the high standards required for this position. They will also be required to attend staff meetings where they learn about the processes and procedures they will be following for this position.
They will be supervised by a qualified member of staff and must follow the company's procedures including health and safety in the workplace, as well as making sure that all play equipment and books are put away at the end of the day.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The Apprenticeship in Childcare includes:
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard
Most aspects of the qualification and training will be delivered at your workplace where you will be supported throughout your training by your employer. You will have regular visits every 6 to 12 weeks from your designated assessor who will help you, and monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.
As an additional qualification you will also achieve Emergency and Paediatric First Aid, and a Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of your Level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship. The employer is very committed to staff development and training, and to assist the successful apprentice to progress through all their training, with a view to future employment.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
PIXIELAND (SOUTH WEST) LIMITED
Long Park Road
SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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