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Nursery Apprentice FIRST STEPS DAY NURSERY(B&H) LTD

The Nursery Apprentice will support with all aspects of caring for children including washing, changing, feeding. The apprentice will assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children and provide adult interaction with children in the nursery. The learner will complete Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60 to £14,820.00

    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: 9am - 3pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120337

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting and caring for the children individually, interacting with them and educating them according to our curriculum
  • Learning and developing practical skills
  • Participating in classes and workshops both on and offsite
  • Observing all health and safety codes
  • Completing tests and assignments
  • Delivering presentations to staff and other stakeholders

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

  • This apprenticeship is work based and therefore training will take place at the workplace
  • The successful candidate will have gained a Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship with Vocational Training Services after successful completion
  • Functional Skills English and maths will also be completed if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The applicant would be expected to remain in our employment for at least one year
  • After completing the apprenticeship course, there will be the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Creative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (A*-C or 9-4)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade (A*-C or 9-4)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade (A*-C or 9-4)) Desired

About the employer

First Steps is a privately owned nursery and out-of-school facility that has been established in Pitsea for 21 years. Our well-experienced staff are all fully qualified with DBS checks and have excellent references. Their aim is to provide a warm caring environment in safe and secure surroundings whilst allowing the children to have fun, make new friends and develop their skills by having their individual needs supported by a key person. We work closely with families, local children centres and schools to provide the best possible support for every child whilst on their journey to independence. We follow all regulatory requirements and are rated GOOD by OFSTED.

Employer

FIRST STEPS DAY NURSERY(B&H) LTD

Address

ROKESCROFT

BASILDON

SS13 3EA

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Training

Training provider

VOCATIONAL TRAINING SERVICES CARE SECTOR LIMITED

Contact

Elizabeth Richards

elizabethrichards@vts.ac.uk

01702353557

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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