Early Years Apprentice CAROUSEL NURSERY SCHOOL (HILSEA) LIMITED

Are you looking to train in Early Years Childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Hilsea, Portsmouth is looking for a Level 2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team. Work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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 to Friday - shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000230857

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially, and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing, and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Tutor

The training you will be getting

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills: English and maths at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment
  • Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 6 hours Off the Job training provided including 3.5-to-4-hour study time provided for coursework

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completing your apprenticeship, you may be offered the opportunity to progress to Level 3 or offered a full-time position and further training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying.

About the employer

Hilsea nursery operating since 1998, taking children from 6 months to 5 years.

Employer

CAROUSEL NURSERY SCHOOL (HILSEA) LIMITED

Address

40 NORTHERN PARADE

PORTSMOUTH

PO2 8ND

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING 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

Contact

James Sproat

james.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

07715658042

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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