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Early Years Apprentice 1ST STEPS PRE-SCHOOL LIMITED

We are looking for an apprentice to work in early years setting, supporting a team of qualified practitioners, assisting in setting up activities in door and out for the benefit of the children's development. You will support and promote activities for learning and development. Please only apply if you are looking for a career in childcare.

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    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 between the hours of 8.30am - 6.00pm. Shifts will be decided after interview.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123496

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ensure the needs of the whole child are met with regards to the children as individuals
  • Ensure the Nursery offers a high standard of daily care and education to the children in compliance with the Children's Act 1989 and working towards the EYFS framework
  • Contribute towards the maintenance of Health and Safety standards and general cleanliness/hygiene in the nursery
  • Ensure the children are disciplined in line with the Nurseries Discipline Policy
  • Act in a professional manner at all times, particularly whilst dealing with parents and visitors
  • Contribute to teamwork and attend staff meetings on a voluntary basis
  • To support all colleagues, officer, deputy and manager in the day to day functioning of the nursery
  • These duties will be carried out in compliance with the Equal Opportunities Policy at all times

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

The successful candidate will be required to complete an Apprenticeship in Early Years Practitioner Standard and may have to complete Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths. Peadiatric Frist Aid will be inculded and training will be provided on a weekly basis.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent position available once training is complete and progression to Early Years Educator qualification.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Candidates are responsible for making their own lunch and travel arrangements. This vacancy may close sooner than closing date if applicant has been successful.

About the employer

Based in Huddersfield, we provide a stimulating environment by supporting each child individually, working alongside parents to meet needs of the children. We aim to do this by following the EYFS development guidelines providing children with a variety of learning opportunities. We will achieve this by providing challenging activities led by qualified, skilled staff who are supportive and will support an apprentice into a potential career opportunity.

Employer

1ST STEPS PRE-SCHOOL LIMITED

Address

ST. BARNABAS PARISH HALL

DE TRAFFORD STREET

HUDDERSFIELD

HD4 5DR

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Philip Taylor

philip.taylor@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07940516087

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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