Childcare Apprentice Little Holcombe Nursery

Immediate start to join our skilled and friendly team within a well-established nursery. You will be working alongside a professional and experienced team, learning a range of skills to develop a career working in an Early Year’s setting. You will receive high quality training in all aspects of Childcare with the support of the Manager.

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

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Closing date: 05 Jul 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 8.00am and 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255437

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Ensuring safety of children at all times
  • Supervising outdoor play
  • Supporting development through play
  • To plan and carry out activities
  • Preparing and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • Dealing with parents and any paperwork that needs completing
  • To attend additional training as required i.e. First Aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene
  • To ensure that all Safeguarding Procedures are followed
  • You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early years practitioner
  • Monthly timetabled classes (Tuesday)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On successful completion of your apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent contract and career progression across both settings.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates for Apprenticeships must have a passion for developing their career in Early Years and show passion and flair for supporting young children and their families. They will also need the ability to cherish the individuality of children and support us in putting in place the foundations of lifelong learning whilst upholding our high profile. We pay for an Enhanced DBS check and ask for 2 satisfactory references. • We will provide uniform garments free of charge.

About the employer

Little Holcombe Nursery & Tower View Private Day Nursery based in Bury with 7 consecutive outstanding awards by Ofsted. We realise childcare is a difficult and important decision. Our aim is to provide a happy, secure, stimulating and caring environment in which children can learn through play and discovery. We are passionate about the high standards of care we provide. We have an extraordinary team, dedicated to providing the best care for children. We are proud that we retain our staff by offering staff incentives and ongoing CPD for our staff – we are like a family.

Employer

Little Holcombe Nursery

Address

413 BRANDLESHOLME ROAD

BURY

BL8 1JD

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Training

Training provider

BURY COLLEGE

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 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

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College apprenticeship team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Jul 2024