Nursery apprenticeship Early years lead practitioner (Level 5) CAPELLAS LTD

Enhance your early years career with this fantastic opportunity working in a day nursery environment and caring for children. You will be supporting their learning and development through play and activities. A great role with lots of opportunities for development and a full-time position available once apprenticeship is completed.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,646.40 to £22,605.44

    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 - shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246283

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Room Based Deputy Manager to join our leadership team driving outstanding practice across the nursery.

  • We are looking for an experienced practitioner with some Deputy Manager experience who can specialise in the under 3’s age range. You will be working in a supportive environment sharing the load with other members of the management team and an experienced nursery team. You will have weekly allocated time where you are out of the room and ratio’s to fulfil work alongside the Nursery Manager.
  • The post holder will take responsibility for the implementation of the teaching and learning policy in the rooms they are based in. They will work in partnership with a Nursery Manager, and they will be focused on the delivery of our programme of care and education and ensuring smooth running of the nursery. Tackling issues as they arise, ensuring action is appropriate and timely and offering support and advice to the staff team. The post holder will also have responsibility for keeping Health and Safety checks and requirements up to date with the support of the Manager.
  • We are looking firstly for energy and enthusiasm and a passion for delivering early years’ care and education. We want someone who will be a great day to day role model for our dedicated staff team and you must be open to learning a new model of care informed by our child psychology approach. You will need to be great with parents and children alike. You will need to be calm under pressure, a good communicator and professional in your approach.
  • In return we offer a good salary, fantastic learning opportunities, a supportive and happy team and environment for you to work with. We have our own internal leadership development program for you to join and a tailored development plan for you.

The training you will be getting

You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship. As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare

Training will be a mix of face to face and online learning.

You will gain an Level 5 Early Years qualification with a view to continuing onto further levels of apprenticeships and training.

Functional Skills in Maths and English if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Enhance your early years career with this fantastic opportunity working in a day nursery environment and caring for children. You will be supporting their learning and development through play and activities. A great role with lots of opportunities for development and a full-time position available once apprenticeship is completed. Looking for a Level 3 qualified to go onto a Level 5 deputy manager apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This is a busy environment and you will be dancing, singing, playing, reading and generally having fun. You will be tired at the end of your shift but happy in the knowledge you created a fun and safe environment for the children to flourish Driving License or able to get to nursery for 7.20 am (preferred)

About the employer

We offer a warm and welcoming environment in which your child will blossom. With stimulating activities we will foster your child’s talents whilst allowing them time to relax and rest during a busy days learning.  We have a dedicated team of staff to care for your little ones and provide your child an excellent nursery experience. Our own chef provides nutritious and healthy meals and caters for individual’s dietary needs and parental preferences. We offer childcare from 7.30am-6pm Monday to Friday

Employer

CAPELLAS LTD

Address

Capellas Nursery, 654-656 Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common

Coventry

CV7 7DY

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Training

Training provider

SKERN LODGE 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 lead practitioner

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2024