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Apprentice Childcare Practitioner CHILDSPLAY DAY NURSERY (PENISTONE) LIMITED

As a Childcare Apprentice at Child’s Play Nursery you will provide quality care in a stimulating and homely environment, where learning’s fun! This includes our emphasis on outdoor learning, strong parental links and involvement, robust safeguarding procedures and networking and support from other professionals.

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Closing date: 01 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

    Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000101745

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working with children between the ages of 0-5 years, organising activities, being pro-active with the help and care carried out within the early years sector
  • Assisting and meeting the personal/emotional needs of individual children – Changing nappies, feeding, caring and establishing a relationship with children
  • Work (under supervision) providing all aspects of care/support to children, ensuring they take part with day- to- day learning and play activities
  • Ensure that the setting is safe, clean and well presented
  • Collaborate with colleagues ensuring the highest standards of work are carried out and are provided throughout your role in a positive manner
  • To contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas
  • Be able to understand and implement the setting’s policies and procedures
  • Contribute towards an effective and supportive team environment

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

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification, delivered via monthly Tutor led workshops (a combination of face to face and live, virtual 3 – 2 sessions) self-led study and blending learning and development activities, all, within the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Your application via The Government Apprenticeship website, is the 1st stage of CT Skills’ (Training Provider) Apprenticeship Application Process. If your application is shown as ‘successful’ this means that you have passed the first stage of our application process and will need to send your latest cv and undergo a call with our Recruitment Team.

About the employer

Our family run business opened its doors in 1994 with the ethos ‘Where learning is fun’ and by staying true to our core values we have become the childcare provider of choice within the Penistone area and beyond. We are so proud of our beautiful countryside location that, whatever the weather, we encourage our children to make the most of the outdoors every day. Rain, sun, snow, being based in Penistone for over 25 years we know what to expect from mother nature. Whether it’s walking, visiting all the farm animals or enjoying running through the muddy puddles on the lane we know there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. About the Team: You will predominantly be working as part of a small team within the baby room, but there is the potential to work within other rooms with other age children should it be better suited.

Employer

CHILDSPLAY DAY NURSERY (PENISTONE) LIMITED

Address

THE OLD BARN

GRAVELS FARM

SHOLE HILL LANE

S36 9AW

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Training

Training provider

CT SKILLS LIMITED

Contact

Poppy Tolson

poppy.tolson@ctskills.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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