Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship - Lily & Co My Start Day Nursery LILY & CO LIMITED

Lily & Co Nursery are looking for a keen and eager apprentice to join their existing team who is ready for a career in Early Years. The nursery boasts a very large play area with a large grassed area with balancing beams and a wide variety of play equipment where children can explore and learn together. The role involves caring for children 0-5.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,158.72

    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; hours to be determined (TBC)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000234912

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your duties may include:

  • Planning and delivering fun and educational activities with the children
  • Play alongside and with children to support their play
  • Contribute to children’s records through observation
  • Assist with the supervision of children at rest times and at mealtimes
  • Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment for the children
  • Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all times
  • Working alongside outside agencies in supporting the children

Useful Qualities to have:

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient and caring
  • The ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated
  • Good time keeping

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to a higher level qualification or full-time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available.

About the employer

Nursery education for children aged 6 months to 5 years. Preparing children to enable them to thrive and reach their full potential when they are ready to go onto school. The nursery offer 15 and 30 hours funded childcare  for eligible children giving parents chance to access work and/or education. The nursery boasts a very large play area with a large grassed area with balancing beams and a wide variety of play equipment  where children can explore, experiment and learn together. Each of the nursery rooms also have their own individual outdoor play area.

Employer

LILY & CO LIMITED

Address

Aspley Childrens Centre, Minver Crescent

Nottingham

NG8 5PJ

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING 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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Apr 2024