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Early Years Apprentice HEDGEHOG'S PRESCHOOL LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic, willing to learn apprentice to join our busy Crackley Bank Team. You will be working alongside a level 3 practitioner, you will need to safeguard children (training given) and follow policies and procedures to ensure smooth running of the preschool along with other staff. You will work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 05 Feb 2023

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

    30 hours per week (term time). Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000124860

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Plan activities based on children’s interests
  • Help the children with general hygiene and independence
  • Interact with children, during indoor and outdoor play
  • Observe and supervise children in their play
  • Follow policies and procedures to ensure smooth running of the preschool along with other staff
  • It is vital to have good communication skills within the team in preparation for parent / career relationships

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

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/early-years-practitioner-v1-0
  • Functional Skills (if required)

You will spend one day a week in Newcastle College (ST5 2GB) for your training day.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

About the employer

Hedgehogs Preschool Ltd, has been established since 2010 and is a company of 3 preschools ran on 3 different sites. Our preschools are located at Silverdale, Maryhill and Crackley Bank. We care for children aged between 2 and 4 years, with a range of abilities. We are Ofsted registered and have GODD reports.

Employer

HEDGEHOG'S PRESCHOOL LTD

Address

Hedgehogs Preschool at Crackley Bank

Blackthorne Place

Chesterton

ST5 7BE

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Training

Training provider

NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP

Contact

The Apprenticeship Hub

apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

01782 254287

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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