Little Nippers Childcare are looking to take on apprentices to join their friendly nursery in Plympton.
Closing date: 14 Mar 2023
Wages: £144.30 per week, based on a 30 hour week. Any overtime above the 30 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30
Possible start date
28 Mar 2023
07 Oct 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The successful apprentice must be highly trustworthy and attentive to children’s needs.
You will be involved in:
- supervising children play time,
- engaging children in learning and play activities.
- keeping and updating records accordingly
This will be an important part of your role as this will show your confidence and ability to work with young children. You will learn how to interact with young children throughout all the activities that you take part in, which will help you enjoy your progression through your apprenticeship. Throughout each day you will be keeping and updating records accordingly, as well as working with team members and maintaining a high standard of operation, so that the nursery runs smoothly and efficiently.
You will be supervised by a qualified member of staff, who will show you all the company policies and procedures required for this position, including Health and Safety in the workplace. You will be required to make sure that the nursery areas are tidy and clean at the end of the day, in preparation for the following day.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard
Functional Skills if required
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
SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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