Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 RUSSELL NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Childcare Apprenticeships are all about looking after children aged between 0-5 and helping them to develop physically, socially, and emotionally. Childcare Apprenticeships really are a great route into a varied and fun career. Apply if you have a passion for helping children learn in a nursery setting and are keen to develop your skills in class.

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Closing date: 12 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

  • 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: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220983

  • 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
  • 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

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 Early Years Practitioner qualification with options of progression afterwards
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

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 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving 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

About the employer

Russell Nursery has been established since 1987. The community knows the nursery well and we are recognised for our quality childcare practice and Outstanding and Good Ofsted reports.

Employer

RUSSELL NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Address

130 RUSSELL ROAD

HALL GREEN

BIRMINGHAM

B28 8SQ

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

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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