Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 2 RACHEL SIMNER

Childcare Apprenticeships are all about looking after children aged between 0-5 and helping them to develop physically, socially, and emotionally. Childcare Apprenticeships really are a great route into a varied and fun career. Apply if you have a passion for helping children learn in a nursery setting and are keen to develop your skills in class.

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Closing date: 28 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

    Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 May 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228487

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations.
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children.
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea.
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs.
  • Being creative and enthusiastic.
  • Following safeguarding rules Undertaking First Aid training as required.
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required.
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to.  

The training you will be getting

  • You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship. As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare.
  • Your classroom days will be based in central Birmingham taking place once a week for the first 12 weeks.
  • You will gain an NVQ Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification with options of progression afterwards.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

During this apprenticeship in childcare, you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma. You can also work as a nursery practitioner, classroom assistant or a pre-school practitioner.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential

About the employer

The nursery is run by a family and has a homely environment where children can relax, play, learn and have lots of fun. Staff put children first and endeavour to help them develop personal, social and creative skills as well as learning about the world. Staff really do put their heart and soul into ensuring each and every child has the very best start in life and has plenty of wonderful fun-filled memories during their time at the nursery.

Employer

RACHEL SIMNER

Address

8 ST. JAMES'S ROAD

DUDLEY

DY1 3JD

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Training

Training provider

SWIFT ACI

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

Amy Langwith

al@swiftcc.co.uk

01215940453

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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