Apprentice Early Years Practitioner CREATIVE LEARNING CHILDCARE LTD

We are looking for an apprentice based in Elland who is proactive, has a friendly and personable manner. You will assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring, and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care. You will work towards a recognised Early Years Practitioner qualification.

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

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000236130

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • An Apprentice Nursery Assistant is required to work within this busy nursery in Elland, where you will learn about the Early years practitioner Standard and have the opportunity to work towards a career in childcare. You will be working alongside children aged from 0-5 years old

Duties will include:

  • Assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring, and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care
  • Assist with room planning and carry out planned activities, themes, and projects
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, and tidy base room
  • Communicate with parents/guardians and other visitors in a calm, friendly, and efficient manner
  • Complete any additional tasks as required by the senior management team

The training you will be getting

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you will achieve the following:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 
  • Throughout the apprenticeship you will receive in-house training from the employer
  • This will ensure that you are competent on all aspects of the role
  • You will also have off-the-job training during the apprenticeship qualification, where you will be supported by a dedicated trainer and mentor

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent opportunity for the right candidate with an opportunity for progression onto a higher apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

It is highly important that you do not contact the employer directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your application or the job itself, please contact your local Woodspeen Training Academy. Please note this job may expire before the stated date if a suitable applicant is appointed. Please consider how you would travel to this vacancy, if you will be using public transport please check this before applying.

About the employer

"At Creative Learning we have over 20 years' experience providing children with a warm, nurturing childcare environment. Pye Nest opened in 1996, offering an array of original, inspirational and engaging activities for children aged six months to five years. In 2015 we opened our sister nursery in Elland Our aim is to provide a wide variety of experiences, foster curiosity and encourage a ‘can do’ attitude and building their confidence and self-esteem along. We know that the first years of life lay the foundations for how we form bonds with others and develop enthusiasm and a love for learning. Our team is passionate about inspiring children and helping them to absorb skills, process information and understand the world around them."

Employer

CREATIVE LEARNING CHILDCARE LTD

Address

CREATIVE LEARNING CHILDCARE LTD

WESTGATE

ELLAND

HX5 0BB

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN 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

Contact

Carley Charnock

carley.charnock@woodspeentraining.co.uk

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: 24 Apr 2024