Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 THE LITTLE RIPLEY DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

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: 16 Apr 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

    Apprentices are required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business, and punctuality is key. Working as part of a team and using own initiative are essential. Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220985

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting Ofsted requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • 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, lunch and tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months
  • 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 academy days will be based in Birmingham, you are required to attend 13 academy days spread out over the first 13 weeks of your apprenticeship and you will gain an NVQ Level 2

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • During the Intermediate 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, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Little Ripley Day Nursery on Short Heath road opened in 2002. Due to our increasing demand and success, we had a extension in 2010 so we can now offer care for 52 children. We have five spacious and well equipped rooms offering a fun and educational environment for children from 6 weeks- 5 years. We are very fortunate to have a very large outside space, which the children love to explore all year round. The children enjoy planting seeds and growing vegetables in the spring, splashing around in the paddling pools and sprinklers in the summer, collecting leaves and conkers in the autumn and building snowmen and sledging in the winter. We always find time to get the magnifying glasses out and go on a mini beast hunt. We have 16 long serving members of staff working within the nursery, including a cook who prepares fresh nutritious meals every day. All members of staff have NVQ level 3 and CRB checks.

Employer

THE LITTLE RIPLEY DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

Address

133 Wood End Road

Birmingham

B24 8BH

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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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