Childcare Apprentice Sunbeams Day Nursery

Sunbeams Day Nursery are looking to take on one or two learners for their childcare apprenticeships to help work with the children in the setting to further their development and ensure the nursery continue to provide a positive and enriching environment for the children in attendance.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 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 - Friday between the hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm. Exact times and days to be confirmed with the employer upon successful offer of the role.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000230966

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will be expected to work within the team to ensure the smooth day to day organisation and safety of all children
  • The successful apprentice must have excellent observation and communication skills and will play an active part in the development of the children in their care
  • You will also be a key worker to a group of children where you will play a big part in their development and overall learning journey.
  • You will help children to understand and demonstrate good health, hygiene and personal habits during meal times, rest periods and bathroom use, and model excellence whilst you assist in serving snacks and refreshments to children
  • You must also be a great team player and have excellent standards of personal hygiene and appearance, be reliable and model positive behaviour at all times

The training you will be getting

The Apprenticeship in Child Care includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard

Most aspects of the qualification and training will be delivered at your workplace where you will be supported throughout your training by your employer.

You will have regular visits every 6 to 12 weeks from your designated assessor who will help you, and monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.

As an additional qualification you will also achieve Emergency and Paediatric First Aid, and a Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of your Level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship
  • The employer is very committed to staff development and training, and to assist the successful apprentice to progress through all their training, with a view to future employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired

About the employer

Sunbeams Day Nursery offers a great learning environment for all children helping with their progress and development. They are happy to work with learners to put them through their childcare apprenticeship and always strive for the very best with every day.

Employer

Sunbeams Day Nursery

Address

74 PEVERELL PARK ROAD

PLYMOUTH

PL3 4ND

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS TO GROUP 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


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