Nursery Apprentice Little Gems Day Nursery (Cowplain)

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Cowplain 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, assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.

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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

    40 Hours per week - 8 hour shifts between 7.30am and 6.00pm, with shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000233849

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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 trainer

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 4 hour study time provided for coursework

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once completing your Level 2 Apprenticeship, you may be offered a progression to Level 3 and eventually a permanent position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care 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. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042 NB- If the desired candidate already holds a valid L2 Early Years qualification or sufficient experience, the L3 Diploma is available on an 18 month basis.

About the employer

Little Gems Day Nursery has been specially designed to incorporate bright airy rooms with a beautiful enclosed garden at the back. The nursery is run by fully qualified and experienced staff dedicated entirely to the care and growth of your child. We specialise in children between 3 months to 5 years old offering a range of fun and educational experiences.

Employer

Little Gems Day Nursery (Cowplain)

Address

64 Hazleton Way

Waterlooville

PO8 9BT

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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

+1 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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