Apprentice Practitioner Little Greenhouse Nursery Bridgnorth

We are looking for an apprentice, to support with the high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within the nursery. Helping all members of staff to implement the daily routine within the nursery; complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship; to complete other training as required; to develop personally.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60

    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

    Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm (Hours may differ throughout the apprenticeship)

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000189906

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assists Practitioners to formulate and operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of the children attending the nursery in conjunction with the Nursery Manager.
  • Assists with the preparation of children’s records.
  • Understands and assists in the implementation of all policies and procedures within the setting.
  • Promotes the nursery in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Respects the confidentiality of information received about any child or their family.
  • Assists the Nursery Manager to promote teamwork and equal opportunities throughout the nursery.
  • Activities comply with EYFS and provide stimulation for the children.
  • Children’s records are always up to date and the information is entered in the correct format.
  • Understands policies and procedures; able to suggest additions or amendments; able to query matters they do not understand.
  • Acts as a positive role model within the nursery and interacts professionally with parents and our online software.
  • Shows a positive attitude to teamwork.
  • Parents/guardians understand how the nursery is meeting their child’s special needs and achieving integration; parents express their satisfaction that their reasonable expectations are being met.
  • Undertakes domestic jobs within the nursery e.g. preparation of meals and snacks, cleansing of nursery and equipment.
  • Ensures that standards of the personal hygiene policy are met.
  • Reports immediately any notifiable diseases in self or that you become aware of in other staff, children or parents.
  • Follows the bodily fluids policy and procedure and ensures other staff do so.
  • Reports any issues or concerns to the Nursery Manager, Deputy Managers or Company Directors.
  • Records accidents/incidents or concerns on our online system.
  • Ensures that the safety and safeguarding of children is paramount and at the forefront of their thoughts at all times.
  • Reports any issues or concerns to the Nursery Manager, Deputy Managers or Company Directors.

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

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Standard
  • Mentors within the work place
  • Day release at Telford College
  • Assessor support.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry-specific competence.
  • Potential for full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Consider travelling to the nursery and going to Telford College for day release.

About the employer

Situated in Shropshire, We provide children with the freedom to explore, play and learn. We have imaginative indoor spaces and inviting outdoor areas. We play a big part in our local communities. There are plenty of activities and events for parents and children to take part in during the year. There are plenty of places for laughter, play and adventure at our nursery in the beautiful market town of Bridgnorth.

Employer

Little Greenhouse Nursery Bridgnorth

Address

THE OLD MILL BARN

MILL STREET

BRIDGNORTH

WV15 5AG

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Training

Training provider

TELFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Charlotte Bostock

Charlotte.Bostock@telfordcollege.ac.uk

01952642329

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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