Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 Teenie Blooms

A chance to gain valuable skills while working in a nursery setting as well as learn about Childcare related topics in a classroom setting. This is ideal for someone who is passionate about a career in childcare. You will learn about safeguarding, the EYFS, first aid to name a few things. The role includes preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea, supporting children’s self-help needs and being creative and enthusiastic.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

    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

    Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000196196

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Undertaking first aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all health and hygiene requirements are always adhered to

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

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship
  • As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • During this apprenticeship in childcare, you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma, Level 3 Apprenticeship Early Years Educator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 18 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

Here at Teenie Blooms our ethos is to create a safe, fun and exciting learning environment. This is to cater for the healthy growth and development of children.

Employer

Teenie Blooms

Address

Children Centre, 6 Bertram Rd, Birmingham

B10 9QP

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Contact

Hannah Agnew

ha@swiftcc.co.uk

01215940248

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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