Apprentice Early Years Practitioner GEORDIELAND LTD

We are looking for a Level 2 Apprentice Early Years Practitioner, who is friendly and personable. You will help the nursery team to provide a friendly, caring, and relaxing environment that encourages child development. You will work towards a recognised Early Years Practitioner qualification.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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, between the hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250607

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An Apprentice Nursery Assistant is required to work within this busy nursery in Follingsby Park, where you will learn about the Early years practitioner Standard and have the opportunity to work towards a career in childcare. You will be working alongside children aged from 0 months to 5 years.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the children in their day to day routines
  • Planning and providing the children with learning and play activities to extend their development
  • Observing the children and contributing towards observations and learning journeys
  • Supporting the children in the outdoor play area, ensuring learning is brought outside
  • Helping and supporting the children at mealtimes throughout the day
  • Keeping the children safe at all times
  • Any other duties required by the manager
  • Having lots of fun!

The training you will be getting

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you will achieve the following:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Early Years qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • Throughout the apprenticeship you will receive in-house training from the employer
  • This will ensure that you are competent on all aspects of the role
  • You will also have off-the-job training during the apprenticeship qualification, where you will be supported by a dedicated trainer and mentor

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible full time permanent position for the right person
  • Progression to advanced level of study
  • Further development of skills through additional training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, 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

It is highly important that you do not contact the employer directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your application or the job itself, please contact your local Woodspeen Training Academy. Please note this job may expire before the stated date if a suitable applicant is appointed. Please consider how you would travel to this vacancy, if you will be using public transport please check this before applying.

About the employer

The Twisters Juniors Nursery at Follingsby Park offers both full and part-time positions for children between the ages of 0 months and 5 years and aim to provide an affordable and high quality childcare in a stimulating, spiritually conducive, enabling and child friendly environment that is “a home away from home” for children in Gateshead and its environs.

Employer

GEORDIELAND LTD

Address

UNIT 15E

FOLLINGSBY CLOSE

GATESHEAD

NE10 8YG

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING 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

Contact

Joanne McElroy

joanne.mcelroy@woodspeentraining.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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: today