Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 The Wendy House 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: 12 Mar 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

    Monday - 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

    VAC1000220992

  • 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

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • 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

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

Things to consider

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 18 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

At Pathways we believe that every child is unique and has rights, including the right to play, learn, thrive and be happy. We strive to develop a community where everyone works together, is welcome, valued and respected.

Employer

The Wendy House Day Nursery

Address

Pathways: Woodland Trails Day Nursery

11b Marlene Croft,

Birmingham

B37 7JJ

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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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