Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship RAGAMUFFIN'S DAY NURSERY LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start their career in childcare. Based in a friendly nursery, the role will involve assisting in the planning and delivering of fun and educational activities for children, whilst taking care of the children’s developmental and personal needs.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 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 - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000102885

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your duties may include:

  • Planning and delivering fun and educational activities with the children
  • Play alongside and with children to support their play
  • Contribute to children’s records through observation
  • Assist with the supervision of children at rest times and at mealtimes
  • Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment for the children
  • Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all times
  • Working alongside outside agencies in supporting the children

Qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient and caring
  • The ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated
  • Good time keeping

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

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

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to a higher-level qualification, or full-time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent MATHS & ENGLISH (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available.

About the employer

Beautifully set in three ‘big character houses’ in Redditch, Worcestershire, Ragamuffins Day Nursery provides an ideal environment for the childcare and educational needs of children aged between three months and five years. With more than two decades of experience we are committed to giving each and every child the best possible start in life. Our highly trained, fully qualified and totally dedicated team, work in close partnership with parents, guaranteeing continuity of care and learning between the nursery and home.

Employer

RAGAMUFFIN'S DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Address

243 Birmingham Road

REDDITCH

B97 6EH

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

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: 06 Dec 2022