Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship - Bidford Bright Stars BIDFORD BRIGHT STARS LTD

Looking to start or develop you early years career? Bidford Bright Stars are now recruiting for apprentices! This setting has a guiding philosophy that focuses on the development of imagination through inspired learning and play. The nursery has been carefully designed to encourage a child’s inquisitive nature and support them to learn and explore.

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

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Closing date: 06 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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 hours to be determined

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227338

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your duties may include:

Planning and delivering fun and educational activities with the children

Play alongside and with children to support their play

Contribute to children’s records through observation

Assist with the supervision of children at rest times and at mealtimes

Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment for the children

Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all times

Working alongside outside agencies in supporting the children

Useful Qualities to have

Friendly and approachable

Patient and caring

The ability to interact positively with children and adults

Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role

Reliable

Trustworthy

Motivated

Good time keeping

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
On the job training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to a higher level qualification or full time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available.

About the employer

Bidford Bright Stars are an all-inclusive nursery, accessible to all and able to help with all children's development needs. Safeguarding is an important part of life at Bright Stars. All the staff are trained to keep the little Mission Cadets safe and help with any issues that might arise. Providing a safe, warm and friendly environment with all day care for children aged between three months and twelve years. The nursery can tailor their daily services to meet any requirements. All the staff and key workers are fully qualified and have many years experience in Childcare. Their aim is to promote positive development within all children, focusing on their physical, intellectual, emotional and social well being. They promote development and learning through lessons which balance structured activities and free flow play. The nursery provide a very safe, secure and nurturing environment for children to learn and develop.  

Employer

BIDFORD BRIGHT STARS LTD

Address

Cosmic House

Bidford on Avon

B50 4GA

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION 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

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 May 2024