Nursery Apprentice Level 2 - Falmouth - Happy Days Nursery & Preschool

A great opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to join the team at Happy Days Nursery & Preschool, Falmouth and undertake their Level 2 qualification in Early Years. Our teams, whether in our nurseries or our support centre SHINE, they ensure we are delivering outstanding childcare to every child in our settings everyday, this helps to make Happy Days a great place to work.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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; term time only shift pattern & breaks to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000224107

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Do you have the enthusiasm and passion for working in childcare, whilst gaining a DfE recognised Early Years qualification?
  • Are you looking for a role whereby you will be mentored and supported along the way?
  • Would you like to be part of our team creating a safe and stimulating environment for our children, in line with the EYFS and Happy Days ethos?

If you answered yes to the above 3 questions then you are one step closer to joining the Happy Days family..

Our teams, whether in our nurseries or our support centre SHINE, they ensure we are delivering outstanding childcare to every child in our settings everyday, this helps to make Happy Days a great place to work. By ensuring we are always recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues, who are representative of the communities within which our nurseries sits gives us the best opportunity to continue to deliver outstanding childcare.

Duties (not limited to):

  • Work in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child in line with company policies and procedures
  • Use play to support children to understand and encourage healthy life choices
  • Identify issues of safeguarding and child protection, ensuring that the welfare and safety of children is promoted and safeguarded and to report any child protection concerns to the person in charge
  • Carryout self-reflection and use continuous professional development opportunities to improve practice
  • Undertake specific tasks related to the safety and hygiene of the children and the cleanliness of the setting

 

 

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Happy Days Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day. If successful, you will complete a level 2 early years practitioner apprentice standard, which includes:

•Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

•Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification

•Functional skills in Maths and English if required

This will be delivered through Happy Days Nurseries dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020. We’ve invested heavily in our people and culture, and we want to grow our teams by finding people who share our passion and enthusiasm for creating a better future.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Guaranteed employment at the end of qualification..


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Additional leave - paid Christmas closedown 20 days annual leave Childcare Employee discount - 50% off Flexible working - full time and part-time available Free Parking Health & wellbeing program On-site parking

About the employer

We have over thirty years of expert experience and an ethos to support children to become strong and motivated learners for life. We pride ourselves on providing a service to enable parents to work and live their daily lives knowing their children are cherished and cared for to the highest standard by our dedicated team of professional childcare colleagues.

Employer

Happy Days Nursery & Preschool

Address

Jubilee Rd

Falmouth

TR11 2BB

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Training

Training provider

REALISE LEARNING AND EMPLOYMENT 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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Feb 2024