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Nursery Apprentice The Little School

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Petersfield is looking for a Nursery Apprentice to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,760.00

    Private Health cover, pay rise once qualification is completed, monthly bonus scheme, competitions, team events.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106710

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a nursery apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially, and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing, and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Completing work to desired timeframe for Showcase Training tutor
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to

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

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • End point assessment
  • Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 3.5-hour study time provided for coursework

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon completing your apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and additional training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Situated on Petersfield Heath, one of the most beautiful areas in Petersfield. We embrace all that the area provides and have extensive outdoor play areas. Children spend a substantial amount of time outside being encouraged to play, discover and think for themselves, embracing challenges from a very young age.

Employer

The Little School

Address

Heath Road

Petersfield

GU31 4EJ

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

Contact

Nicola Hawkins

nicola.hawkins@showcasetraining.co.uk

07563 028744

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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