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Childcare/Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Level 2 KIDS KORNER NURSERY LIMITED

To help and support key workers in their role and support children's activities and hygiene practices whilst following nursery policies and procedures.

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Closing date: 14 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 the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106957

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be:

  • observing children
  • planning activities
  • responsible for their health and well-being and attending to their every need
  • provide outstanding standard of care and learning
  • support their personal, social and emotional development
  • ensure children have exciting learning opportunities and challenging interactions
  • communicate effectively with parents
  • keep records detailing planning and evidence of progress
  • safeguard and look after welfare of children, you will have key children

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

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Standard Apprenticeship Qualification

Training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required. You will not be required to attend Dudley College premises as the course is delivered in the workplace only.  An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessments, coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.

At the end of your training, you will sit an exam and submit course work as part of your assessment, and you will receive a Level 2 qualification.

English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway. The requirements are detailed in the current version of the apprenticeship funding rules.
You will join a well-established team of practitioners, who will help to provide quality coaching and mentoring to achieve all of the requirements needed to achieve your qualification.  You will receive additional training all paid for by the nursery.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent role as Nursery Practitioner at this setting or within the group.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Enthusiastic, Caring, Ambitious

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English Language (Grade D/3 or above) Essential

Things to consider

An enhanced DBS check will be required prior to start date.

About the employer

This nursery is part of a group of 6 nurseries across the West Midlands. Awarded Ofsted Outstanding at last inspection and NDNA nursery of the year, it is a highly reputable nursery in a quiet part of Hagley.

Employer

KIDS KORNER NURSERY LIMITED

Address

43 High Farm Road

Halesowen

B63 4JL

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Training

Training provider

DUDLEY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Contact

Julie Perks

julie.perks@dudleycol.ac.uk

01384 363314

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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