Early Years Apprentice NOAH'S ARK PRE-SCHOOL (SOUTHAMPTON) LTD

Are you looking to train in childcare? This friendly nursery in Bursledon, Southampton is looking for a Level 2 Early Years Apprentice to join the 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: 05 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000234982

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating a 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 a 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 ensuring 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: maths and English (Unless exempt)
  • 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 the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 or 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, 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 candidate already holds a L2 Early Years qualification already or sufficient experience, the L3 Standard is available on a 18 month basis

About the employer

We have been providing early years services in Southampton since 2014 and we are proud of the quality of the care we offer as well as the reputation we have built. We opened our first setting – Noah’s Ark Pre-School – as an independent community pre-school based in Lordswood, Southampton. We have an amazing team of highly experienced staff and pride ourselves on creating a very friendly environment where children are happy, safe and have fun whilst learning and making new friends. The next chapter in our story and the most recent is our brand new Day Nursery in Bursledon, which offers all year round care for children aged 6 months to 4 years, in a modern, spacious and lavishly equipped setting. Opened in September 2017, and providing an valuable community service, Noah’s Ark Day Nursery is the next step in our journey, and the first step on your child’s own journey.

Employer

NOAH'S ARK PRE-SCHOOL (SOUTHAMPTON) LTD

Address

NOAH'S ARK DAY NURSERY

BURSLEDON COMMUNITY CENTRE

L

SO31 8ES

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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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