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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner HAMOND HOUSE DAY NURSERY LTD

Hamond House are looking for an apprentice based in Heckmondwike. You will work towards a recognised childcare qualification and develop you knowledge and skills to become a qualified childcare practitioner. Assist with room planning and carry out planned activities, themes and projects.

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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 7.30am - 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123719

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • An Apprentice Nursery Assistant is required to work within this busy nursery in Heckmondwike, where you will learn about the Early years practitioner Standard and have the opportunity to work towards a career in childcare. You will be working alongside children aged from 0-5 years old.

Duties will include:

  • Assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring, and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care
  • Assist with room planning and carry out planned activities, themes, and projects
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, and tidy base room
  • Communicate with parents/guardians and other visitors in a calm, friendly, and efficient manner
  • Complete any additional tasks as required by the senior management team

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

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you will achieve the following:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 
  • Throughout the Apprenticeship you will receive in-house training from the employer
  • This will ensure that you are competent on all aspects of the role
  • You will also have off-the-job training during the apprenticeship qualification, where you will be supported by a dedicated trainer and mentor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Could lead to a permanent opportunity for the right candidate with an opportunity for progression onto a higher apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

It is highly important that you do not contact the employer directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your application or the job itself, please contact your local Woodspeen Training Academy. Please note this job may expire before the stated date if a suitable applicant is appointed. Please consider how you would travel to this vacancy, if you will be using public transport please check this before applying.

About the employer

At Hamond House Day Nursery we provide a stimulating environment by supporting each child individually and 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 do this by tracking your child’s development on our online system and implementing challenging activities to suit your child’s needs led by qualified, skilled staff to enhance development to the next step. Our goal is delivering high quality childcare and education

Employer

HAMOND HOUSE DAY NURSERY LTD

Address

25 BATTYE STREET

HECKMONDWIKE

WF16 9ES

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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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