Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship - Marsh Lane Day Nursery MARSH LANE DAY NURSERY LTD

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to start their career in early years, the role will involve assisting in the planning and delivering of fun and educational activities for children and their developmental and personal needs. Based in Yeovil, Marsh Lane Day Nursery aims to create a setting that is welcoming, safe and stimulating.

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

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Closing date: 27 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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, Between 8.00am - 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240641

  • 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

Useful Qualities to have:

  • 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 and vibrant personality.

The Nursery has three pleasant and secure outdoor areas, which have access to Yeovil Recreation Centre and is only a short walk to a local farm and country walks. We operate on a session basis Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm throughout the year, only closing for bank holidays and one week over the Christmas period. All staff will be First aid trained and gain a Food Hygiene certificate. 

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

Creative, Communication skills, Patience

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

Established in 1995, Marsh Lane Day Nursery Ltd is set in a lovely and quiet location on Marsh Lane, easily accessible from either Ilchester Road or Coombe Street Lane and the nursery itself is located away from the road with a private car park for the parents to use. The Nursery has three pleasant and secure outdoor areas, which have access to Yeovil Recreation Centre and is only a short walk to a local farm and country walks. They operate on a session basis Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm throughout the year, only closing for bank holidays and one week over the Christmas period.   

Employer

MARSH LANE DAY NURSERY LTD

Address

64 Marsh Lane

Yeovil

BA21 3BX

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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: 27 May 2024