Level 2 AYEP in a Nursery – Apprentice Nursery Assistant Playdays Nurseries

An exciting opportunity to begin your career in childcare with Parenta Training, working in an early years setting. Become an apprentice in one of our fun and friendly nurseries working with children aged from birth to five years gaining experience while you learn.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday on a flexible shift rota between 8.00am and 6.00pm. Total hours per week: 40 hours a week. Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252020

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Your role will include:

  • Working with children between the ages of 0-5 years, organising activities, being pro-active with the help and care carried out within the early years teaching sector
  • Assisting and meeting the personal/emotional needs of individual children – changing nappies, feeding, caring and establishing a relationship with children
  • Work (under supervision) providing all aspects of care/support to children, ensuring they take part with day- to- day learning and play activities
    Ensure that the setting is safe, clean and well presented
  • Collaborate with colleagues ensuring the highest standards of
    work are carried out and are provided throughout your role in a positive manner
  • To contribute to a high quality caring environment for children by creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas
  • Be able to understand and implement the setting’s confidentiality policy
  • Contribute towards an effective and supportive team environment

The training you will be getting

Training to be provided:

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
Level 2 Technical Certificate
Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths, and ICT (where applicable)
Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Work based learning

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to continue with an exciting career in childcare! Initially you will be working towards an NVQ Level 2 in Childcare, with a chance to progress to a level 3 after that.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

Other Not required (Grade None) Desired

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you can reliably travel to and from the employer location daily. Please check bus times/travel arrangements. You will have to agree to undergo a check of police records (e.g., a DBS) and be willing to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. For any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact 0800 0029242. Please do not contact the employer directly.

About the employer

Our aim is to help each child reach the highest degree of independence and confidence …as well as to discover their own strengths academically and creatively, and to pave the way for them to go on and be happy and inquisitive at school. Traditional Teaching Methods Here at Playdays each individual child is cared for and taught in a traditional and homely manner, in an environment that is both stimulating and fun. Playdays offers excellent quality care for children aged three months to five years from a variety of Nursery Nurses, Nursery Assistants and Nursery teachers. For the older children we introduce many subjects such as practical life, sensorial, language, maths, cultural subjects and general knowledge. More activities include French, swimming, computers, music and movement, art, craft, sand and water play, and not forgetting outdoor activities also our aim is to provide each child with the confidence to excel!

Employer

Playdays Nurseries

Address

15-19 CHISWICK HIGH ROAD

LONDON

W4 2ND

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Training

Training provider

PARENTA 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

Paul Burton

paul.burton@parenta.com

01622934248

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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