Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship THE LIGHTHOUSE NURSERY BROMLEY LIMITED

The Lighthouse Nursery are looking for friendly and caring individuals to join their team. This is a great opportunity to start your career in a safe, warm, fun and stimulating environment providing a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. You will be required to be a key person to a group of children.

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

    From the 1st April 2023 the National Minimum Wage for apprentices will increase to £5.28 per hour. This will increase the yearly wage to £9,609.60 Employer will increase to £5.30 per hour upon successful probation period.

    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

    Variable shifts: 7.30am - 4.30pm, 8.00am - 6.00pm, 9.00am - 5.30pm. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000230537

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To help to set up the room(s) for the daily programme and to help tidy away and clean at the end of the session
  • To be a key personal assistant to a small group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents / carers and ensuring each child needs are recognised and met
  • Work in partnership with parents / carers and other family members
  • To advise the Manager of any concerns e.g. over children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To assistant with the teaching of children to a high standard, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures
  • To support mealtimes within the setting

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2
  • Functional skills if required
  • Plus internal training will be provided at the location

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

The Lighthouse Nursery has a strong family atmosphere with the tender loving care and high-quality education at the heart of everything they do.

Employer

THE LIGHTHOUSE NURSERY BROMLEY LIMITED

Address

HALLS FARM HOUSE

MILK STREET

BROMLEY

BR1 5AG

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Training

Training provider

CELLAR TAPES UK LTD

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


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