Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship - Bright Swans Nursery Olton BRIGHT SWANS NURSERY LTD

Are looking to start an early year apprenticeship? Bright Swans provide a secure, happy ‘home-from-home’ experience where children feel comfortable and cared for, to encourage independence by allowing children to flow freely from activity to activity, from indoors to the natural surroundings of outdoors. The role involves caring for children.

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

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Closing date: 29 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

    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 - Friday hours to be determined.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240640

  • Positions

    1 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

Qualities

  • 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

Team working, Patience, 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

Bright Swans Day Nursery offer babies and children from three months to five-years a stimulating, nurturing, loving environment in which to thrive and learn, creating curious minds whilst gently readying them for their next big adventure, reception school. It’s the aim to carefully bridge the gap between home, nursery and school. They do this in a number of ways, from providing a secure, happy ‘home-from-home’ experience where children feel comfortable and cared for, to encouraging independence by allowing children to flow freely from activity to activity, from indoors to the natural surroundings of outdoors. They also provide an extensive range of exciting and engaging individual and group play-based activities to help babies and children develop new skills, paving the way for a brilliant start to school life.

Employer

BRIGHT SWANS NURSERY LTD

Address

32 Ulverley Green Road

Solihull

B92 8BQ

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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