Early years Professional Apprenticeship at Banana Moon Mere Green Banana Moon Mere Green

A Level 2 Early years Professional Apprentice is required. Come & join our team. Work towards your qualification whilst being hands on, gaining experiences and changing little peoples lives. Duties include: working with colleagues in room planning, observation and assessment to ensure the provision of a stimulating environment with a balance of challenging and inspiring child/adult lead activities reflecting children’s individual needs and interests.

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

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,260.00

  • Working week

    Working hours are between 7:15am & 6:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000236463

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Job duties include:

  • To ensure operational policies and procedures implemented by Banana Moon Franchise are adhered to, ensuring relevant legislation is met.
  • To contribute to inspiring and ambitious practice.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety policies and risk assessments, hazard logs as set out in the operational plan.
  • To participate in the emergency and security procedures such as emergency evacuation, door security and e-safety.
  • Be alert to issues of safeguarding, ensuring that the welfare and safety of the children and adults is paramount, recording and reporting any concerns to the DSL.
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in practice, ensuring relevant documentation is completed as required.  Active involvement in staff meetings, which support continually evolving high standards of practice.
  • To work with colleagues in room planning, observation and assessment to ensure the provision of a stimulating environment with a balance of challenging and inspiring child/adult lead activities reflecting children’s individual needs and interests.
  • Support the settling in of new children in a sensitive manner. Customer Service Operations
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive family information whilst adhering to child protection policy and procedures.

The training you will be getting

  • An apprenticeship is a job with training which enables you to earn while you learn.
  • The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.
  • It is delivered in partnership with the employer via a blended approach and the apprentice will spend 20% of their time in off the job training during paid working hours.
  • Prior to completion, the apprentice will undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA). This consists of a portfolio of evidence, a professional discussion and a knowledge test, a pass or distinction is achievable.
  • Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to completion of the apprenticeship.  The apprentice will achieve these qualifications as part of the apprenticeships, if not previously gained.
  • Along with the apprenticeship standard, the apprentice will also achieve a Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce (Early Years Educator) (RQF).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of permanent position upon completion
  • Progression to a level 3 qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years Practitioner (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

DBS & On update service – Essential Shifts can be up to 10 hours

About the employer

The emphasis at Banana Moon is to see everything from a parent’s point of view. We appreciate we are being entrusted with the care of your most precious possessions, therefore we have created a caring, loving and secure environment for children from 0 to 5 years of age.

Employer

Banana Moon Mere Green

Address

340a Lichfield Road

Sutton Coldfield

B74 4BH

Contact

Intake Team

Enquiries@bbtraining.com

01543 711150

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Training

Training provider

BUSY BEES EDUCATION & 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: 28 Jun 2024