Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship MINI GEMS CHILDCARE SERVICES

Mini Gems Preschool are looking for a friendly and caring individual to join their team. You will be providing a fun & stimulating environment with a high standard of learning for children aged 2 to 4 years. You will also be a key person to a small group of children, liaising closely with parents/carers. Great career opportunities! Apply now.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,652.80

    Uniform provided. Free parking.

    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 to Friday Working 4 days of the week. TBC. 8.00am to 3.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 26

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245201

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To act as a key person to a group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met
  • To work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
  • To advise the manager of any concerns, e.g., health and well-being of children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures
  • To actively participate at team meetings, supervision meetings and appraisal meetings
  • To attend training courses as required and to take responsibility for personal development

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, including a First Aid Qualification
  • raining will be done on location
  • Functional Skills level 2 in maths and English if applicable

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Mini Gems Children’s preschool in Crayford is a warm, friendly, and welcoming place for children between the ages of 2 and 5 until they go to school. Our location creates the perfect environment for children to learn, explore and play indoors and outdoor. Established in 2018 providing excellent level childcare in a safe nurturing environment. Located in the heart of the community our aim is to provide every single child with the absolute best start in life supported by a high ratio of highly trained

Employer

MINI GEMS CHILDCARE SERVICES

Address

Crayford Baptist Church

Bexley Lane

Dartford

DA1 4DD

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Training

Training provider

CELLAR TAPES UK 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

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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