Apprentice Level 2 Early Years Practitioner BATH AREA PLAY PROJECT
Have you always wanted to work with children and truly make a difference by inspiring young children to develop a love for learning through play? This is a term time only role with a small charity run, nurturing Nursery & Pre-school in Bath. We offer Free uniform, CPD training, Subsidised childcare, Cycle to Work scheme and Staff social events
Closing date: today
Once qualified, National Minimum Wage applies
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 32
Possible start date
04 Mar 2024
29 Jan 2024
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
You will be working as part of a team of experienced Early Years Qualified staff supporting children’s care and learning using a play-based and nurturing approach.
Undertake a shared responsibility for the care of children, health, safety, safeguarding and cleanliness throughout the setting
You will actively work through the qualification with the qualification provider and the setting achieving a Level 2 in 12 months.
Starting at 08.30, helping set up the learning environment including setting up activities and interest areas, checking the environment for any hazards and removing them, observing and supporting children’s learning, recording progress.
Preparing snacks and setting up for lunches, maintaining a clean and hygienic space through daily cleaning, loading/unloading dishwasher and washing machine.
Reading stories, responding to children’s play cues and emotional needs, helping with behaviour strategies, toileting and personal care and supporting children’s outdoor play and learning.
The training you will be getting
You will spend 12 months attending college once a week on a Tuesday to acheive a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification. This will be at Bath College (Somer Valley campus)
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Level 3 Early Years Educator
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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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