Level 2 childcare apprenticeship CHILTERN TRAINING LTD

You will work full time at your nursery setting as a nursery assistant, gaining your practical experience. This will involve a range of activities from arts and crafts to singing and outdoor play. You will then attend college once a month.

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Closing date: 22 Jun 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

    Mon-Fri between 8am-6pm. Includes 1 hour unpaid lunch. Total hours per week: 40 hours a week.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000224683

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

·         Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.

·         Respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality.

·         Support, promote and implement policies relating to diversity and equality.

·         Work well as part of a team.

·         Work with the team to ensure the smooth running of the nursery day.

·         Work in partnership with parents.

·         Attend parent events and meetings as required.

The training you will be getting

·         Level 2 Early Years Practitioner.

·         Intermediate apprentices will attend day release. 

·         Apprenticeships are made up of the Diploma plus Functional Skills in Maths and English and Paediatric First Aid certificate.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

·         Learners can use this qualification to go into various care roles. You can progress onto the advanced apprenticeship and work your way up in the nursery going into team leading and management roles. You could also use your experience to go into teaching, nursing, midwifery, play work and social work. There are many directions you can go with your apprenticeship should you wish.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Caring, Kindness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

Childcare is not about playing with babies all day. There will be a variety of activities to plan and deliver each day. You may have key children that you look after and will have to communicate with staff, children, managers and parents at the nursery. There will be a lot of cleaning to do and you may have to work long hours, although this will vary with each employer. It is hard work but it is very rewarding.

About the employer

Chalkhouse is a family-owned nursery situated in Lower Earley. Our aim is to provide a stimulating and fun learning environment with the emphasis on active, outside learning and making good progress in a homely environment.

Employer

CHILTERN TRAINING LTD

Address

Chalkhouse Childrens Services Ltd

Kerak (Blossom Hill)

Kidmore End

RG4 9AS

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Training

Training provider

CHILTERN TRAINING 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

Nichola

enquiries@chilterntraining.org

01189566995

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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