Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice at King Edward Road Nursery, Minehead King Edward Road Nursery

A position has arisen for an Early Years Apprentice who will work alongside an experienced room lead, to develop their knowledge and skills in working in a nursery setting. A successful candidate will be pivotal in motivating the children, encouraging them to explore their surroundings and develop a range of early skills.

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Closing date: 11 Mar 2024

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. Working between the hours of 7:45am - 6pm, times to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215567

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0 - 5 years
  • Ensure that the setting is a safe environment for children, staff and others
  • Develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development
  • Be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Nursery Manager
  • Complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
Functional Skills in English and maths if required
End Point Assessment - knowledge test and professional
discussion

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and/or maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

King Edward Road Nursery is part of Beacon Education. Beacon Education is a group of like-minded schools that share common values. Our family of six schools and four nurseries work together to promote high academic standards, the development of good character and Christian love in our communities.

Employer

King Edward Road Nursery

Address

King Edward Road

Minehead

TA24 5JA

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Training

Training provider

SOMERSET SKILLS & LEARNING CIC

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

Philippa Bancroft

pbancroft@sslcic.co.uk

07917 923622

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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