Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 SHINE NURSERY LTD

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: 27 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

    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

    28 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000221008

  • 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

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

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 Shine Nursery the staff want children to feel safe, loved, and happy. We promote children’s development through the Early Years Foundation Stage, 7 Areas of Learning. Our ethos reflects our aim ensure our children do particularly well in the development of their personal, social and emotional skills and also in their communication and language, as these underpin all future learning and life skills. Our staff training and development has a strong focus on these key foundations of learning and in understanding and meeting every child’s individual needs. ​ Our nursery is inclusive, and we can provide care and learning for all children with Special Educational Needs, sometimes with additional funding from the Local Authority to ensure we have enough staff or specialist resources.

Employer

SHINE NURSERY LTD

Address

HAMMER BANK

BRIERLEY HILL

DY5 2AL

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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

Amy Langwith

al@swiftcc.co.uk

01215940453

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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