Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 Fig Tree Day Nursery

The apprenticeship is an opportunity learn about Childcare related topics in a classroom setting and a chance to gain valuable skills while working in a nursery 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.

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2024

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. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214518

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·         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.

The training you will be getting

·         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

·         Your classroom days will be based in central Birmingham taking place once a week for the first 13 weeks.

·         You will gain an NVQ Level 2 with a view to continuing onto a Level 3.

What to expect at the end of your 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

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Fig Tree Day Nursery was founded in 2011 and has always focused on supporting children, nurturing their emotional and intellectual growth. We are child-led in approach and work with parents and families to best meet each child’s individual needs. We take inspiration from a number of learning styles including Reggio, Hygge, Montessori and Charlotte Mason; we incorporate these into our nursery decor and approach to early years learning.

Employer

Fig Tree Day Nursery

Address

12 MOW BRAY CLOSE

RUBERY

REDNAL

B45 0ES

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Training

Training provider

SWIFT ACI

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

Hannah Agnew

ha@swiftcc.co.uk

01215940248

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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