Childcare/Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Level 2 MERRYVALE DAY NURSERY LTD
To help and support key workers in their role and support children's activities and hygiene practices whilst following nursery policies and procedures. This nursery is part of a group of 6 nurseries across the West Midlands.
Closing date: 31 Dec 2023
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
08 Jan 2024
31 Oct 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
You will be:
- Observing children
- Planning activities
- Responsible for their health and well-being and attending to their every need
- Provide outstanding standard of care and learning
- Support their personal, social and emotional development
- Ensure children have exciting learning opportunities and challenging interactions
- Communicate effectively with parents
- Keep records detailing planning and evidence of progress
- Safeguard and look after welfare of children, you will have key children
The training you will be getting
Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Standard Apprenticeship Qualification.
Training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required. You will not be required to attend Dudley College premises as the course is delivered in the workplace only. An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessments, coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.
At the end of your training, you will sit an exam and submit course work as part of your assessment, and you will receive a Level 2 qualification.
English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway. The requirements are detailed in the current version of the apprenticeship funding rules.
You will join a well-established team of practitioners, who will help to provide quality coaching and mentoring to achieve all of the requirements needed to achieve your qualification. You will receive additional training all paid for by the nursery; on the Job, Noodle Now, in-house training and external training.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Permanent role at this setting or within the group.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
DUDLEY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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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