Childcare Apprentice COLLEGE TOWN MONTESSORI NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

You will work four days a week at your nursery setting as a nursery assistant, gaining your practical experience. This will involve a range of activities from arts and crafts to singing and outdoor play. You will then attend college once a week.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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

    Mon-Fri between 8am-6pm, includes 1 hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000152899

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Maintain accurate and effective children’s records
  • Respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality
  • Support, promote and implement policies relating to diversity and equality
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Work with the team to ensure the smooth running of the nursery day
  • Work in partnership with parents
  • Attend parent events and meetings as required

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner, apprentices will attend day release.

Apprenticeships are made up of the Diploma plus Functional Skills in Maths and English and Paediatric First Aid certificate. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Learners can use this qualification to go into various care roles. You can progress onto the advanced apprenticeship and work your way up in the nursery going into team leading and management roles. You could also use your experience to go into teaching, nursing, midwifery, play work and social work. There are many directions you can go with your apprenticeship should you wish.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Caring

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 or higher) Desired

Things to consider

Childcare is not about playing with babies all day. There will be a variety of activities to plan and deliver each day. You may have key children that you look after and will have to communicate with staff, children, managers and parents at the nursery. There will be a lot of cleaning to do and you may have to work long hours, although this will vary with each employer. It is hard work but it is very rewarding.

About the employer

Central to our ethos is the concept of a warm family relaxed environment. Children are treated as unique individuals and progress at their own pace, having the freedom to enjoy independent learning. Our large garden and heated indoor swimming pool enable children of all ages to experience a range of physical challenges and to enjoy much of their day outside, irrespective of weather.

Employer

COLLEGE TOWN MONTESSORI NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Address

117 COLLEGE ROAD

COLLEGE TOWN

SANDHURST

GU47 0RD

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Training

Training provider

CHILTERN TRAINING LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Enquiries

enquiries@chilterntraining.org

01189566995

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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