Level 2 Early Years Apprenticeship - Longscroft Nursery LONGSCROFT CHILDRENS NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Are you looking to start an early years career or looking to progress? Longscroft Nursery is located a lovely rural setting on the outskirts of Trowbridge. The exceptional site boasts separate buildings and gardens for each age group. They also have a large communal playground, with a wooden play trail, rabbits, an allotment, and mud kitchen.

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

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Closing date: 12 Mar 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 SHIFTS TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227368

  • Positions

    1 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 1/2 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

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

Located in a rural position on the outskirts of Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon, Longscroft has been providing a creative and nurturing secure environment for nursery and pre-schoolers since 1991.V Their aim is to provide a safe and happy community filled with play, learning, and activities to enable every child to reach their full potential.  The nursery are open all year round Monday - Friday 7.30-6pm , 5pm Fridays. We have 3 rooms : 0-3 months , Toddler & Pre School . The  exceptional site boasts separate buildings and gardens for each age group. They also have a large communal playground, and grassed area with a wooden play trail, rabbits, an allotment, and mud kitchen.  Outdoor play is very important to the setting and they encourage children to go outside in all weathers.  

Employer

LONGSCROFT CHILDRENS NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Address

Trowle Common

Trowbridge,

BA14 9BL

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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: 12 Mar 2024