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Cloud 9 Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship CURIOUS CATERPILLARS LTD

Do you have a burning desire to work with children? An exciting opportunity for someone eager to start their career. 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.

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Closing date: 07 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,504.56

    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: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121699

  • 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 to 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

Useful qualities to have:

  • 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

Cloud 9 Day Nursery is a well established early years setting; our qualified nursery team provide emotional and academic support for children from 6wks-5yrs of age by facilitating learning through play... "Staff are warm, supportive and nurturing....Staff have a good understanding of how to protect children; The well planned and stimulating environment captures children's interests; Staff are skilled in helping children new to the setting settle quickly; Children gain a good foundation for their future learning"' (OFSTED 2017). 

Employer

CURIOUS CATERPILLARS LTD

Address

Cloud Nine Nursery, Unit 5, Holborn Centre, High Holborn

DUDLEY

DY3 1SR

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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: 07 Feb 2023