Nursery Apprentice THE TREES SWINDON OLD TOWN LTD

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly nursery (part of a small chain) in Swindon is looking for a L2 Early Years Apprentice to join their team. Work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 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

    40 Hours paid per week. Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000211888

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating warm, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing, and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Tutor

The training you will be getting

NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner.
Functional Skills: maths and English (Unless exempt).

Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 4-hour study time provided for coursework.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once completing your Level 2 Apprenticeship you may be offered the opportunity to progress onto a L3 or a full-time position and further training.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042 NB- If the desired candidate already holds a valid L2 Early Years qualification or sufficient experience, the L3 Diploma is available on an 18 month basis.

About the employer

The first Trees Day Care Nurseries first opened it’s doors in 1990. Now with over 30 years in Swindon, The Trees are a highly respected and very experienced nursery group in Wiltshire. The nursery opens all year round. Sessions are from 8am to 6pm, including out-of-school care. The nursery receives funding to provide free early education to children aged two, three and four. It is able to support children with special educational needs and/or disabilities and children who are learning English as an additional language. The nursery employs experienced qualified staff as well as apprentices. Each nursery has a cook and a maintenance person. Both Managers, Jo and Michelle, invite you to visit their nurseries in Quarry Road and Oxford Road, to see the facilities they have to offer and to ask any questions you may have.

Employer

THE TREES SWINDON OLD TOWN LTD

Address

Quarry Rd

Old Town

Swindon

SN1 4EN

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

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

James Sproat

james.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

+1 07715658042

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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