Nursery Apprentice THE MULBERRY BUSH (WATERLOOVILLE) LIMITED

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Waterlooville (part of small group) are looking for L2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team. You will work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,040.00

    Apprentices will be paid at a rate of £6.75 an hour.

  • Working week

    40 hours a week available. Monday to Friday; Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000242153

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.  This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Trainer

The training you will be getting

NCFE/CACHE L2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner including:

  • Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completing your L2 Apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and further training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, 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

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If the desired candidate holds a valid L2 in Childcare or sufficient experience, the L3 Early Years Educator is available on an 18-month basis.

About the employer

The Mulberry Bush Nurseries were started by husband and wife team Oliver and Rachael Thomson. Inspired by the needs of their own family for high quality, reliable childcare they started the first Mulberry Bush Nursery in 2013. In 2019 Oliver and Rachael were joined by Holly Smith as Company Director and Director of Early Years. Holly’s knowledge and experience as an early year’s teacher and her passion to ensure that each and every child receives the best possible nursery experience are helping to continue to drive the Mulberry Bush forward!

Employer

THE MULBERRY BUSH (WATERLOOVILLE) LIMITED

Address

The Mulberry Bush

Waterberry Dr

Waterlooville

PO7 7UN

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

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

James Sproat

James.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

07715658042

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


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