Apprentice Nursery Practitioner THE ROCKING HORSE CHILD CARE CENTRES LTD

You will work in a busy day nursery whilst completing an Apprenticeship. The successful candidate will complete tasks such as general cleaning and tidying tasks, interacting with children aged 6 weeks - 5 years, and planning educational activities. To work as part of a team, be flexible and dedicated.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 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 to Friday between 08.00 - 18.00 on a shift basis (exact shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247778

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Ensure children are within a safe and caring environment, under close staff supervision.
  • Assist staff to ensure children's individual care plans and routines are met.
  • Provide and support stimulating activities to enhance children's development.
  • Interact positively with children, parents, visitors and other staff members.

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner (GCSE) Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard 

Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of Level 2 qualifications in maths and English, will need to achieve Level 1 functional skills in these and work towards Level 2 functional skills.

Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet the individual needs of the apprentice.

The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job activities and training.

On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is potential progression onto Early Years Educator Level 3 for successful candidates

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-3) Essential

About the employer

Rocking Horse Nurseries - Private day care Nurseries located in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Providing childcare in a warm and welcoming environment.

Employer

THE ROCKING HORSE CHILD CARE CENTRES LTD

Address

The Rocking Horse

81 Heanor Road

Ilkeston

DE7 8DY

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Training

Training provider

ACCESS TRAINING (EAST MIDLANDS) 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

Ellie Griffin

ellie.griffin@atem.co.uk

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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