Early Years Apprentice PIXIES DAY NURSERY AND PIXIES TOO LTD

Are you looking to train in childcare? A friendly, local preschool in Alton is looking for an Early Years Apprentice to join their team. The successful candidate 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: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

    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 (Shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248946

  • 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 Tutor

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard:

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills in English and maths to at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)

Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 4 hour of study time provided for coursework.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completing Level 2, you may be offered the opportunity to progress to Level 3 or 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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying.

About the employer

PiXieS operate from 3 rooms – babies, 2-3’s, and preschool and have recently branched out to offer a sessional preschool and our very own Pb’s School’s Out Club – offering breakfast, after school club and holiday club for school children up to the age of 8 years old. We are open Monday – Friday, 7:30 – 18:00, 51 weeks of the year except bank holidays and Christmas. We have a large garden which has been significantly landscaped to provide an enchanting outside area for all age groups to enjoy. Following recent developments this now includes a mud kitchen, growing area, and a variety of enticing activities to encourage all areas of the children’s development.

Employer

PIXIES DAY NURSERY AND PIXIES TOO LTD

Address

39 LOCKS ROAD

LOCKS HEATH

SOUTHAMPTON

SO31 6NS

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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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