Apprentice Early Years Practitioner NEW MIND NURSERY LTD

We are looking for a Level 2 Apprentice Early Years Practitioner, who is friendly and personable. You will help the nursery team to provide a friendly, caring, and relaxing environment that encourages child development. 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: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday between the hours of 7.00am - 4.00pm. Friday - 7.00am till Noon

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000238946

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • An Apprentice Nursery Assistant is required to work within this busy nursery in Gravesend, 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 in maths and English, 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

  • Possible 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

New Mind Nursery aim to provide the highest quality education and care for all students and believe that a child should not only be educated but also stimulated. A child's well-being is at the for-front of our setting ethos. We support children with social and communication delay and will support parents to make referrals to specialists when necessary. We believe that independence, imagination, creativity and freedom of expression should be nurtured. We value the rich variety of cultures that our students represent and aim to promote positive images of different ethnic groups and both genders through toys, books, posters and festivals. New Mind Nursery believes that high quality education can transform the lives of young children and that partnership with parents provides the basis for successful learning.

Employer

NEW MIND NURSERY LTD

Address

GERALD MISKIN MEMORIAL HALL

HEVER COURT ROAD

GRAVESEND

DA12 5EG

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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

Joanne McElroy

joanne.mcelroy@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: today