Early Years Level 2 Apprentice - Green Garden Community Nursery Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

A West Bromwich based nursery have an exciting apprenticeship opportunity, to support children aged 2-4 years of age and leading on creative play and setting up room for activities you will also be updating registers and children’s records in line with data protection.

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Closing date: 26 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8.30am and 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000142820

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting with meal and snack time
  • Leading on creative play and setting up room for activities
  • Encouraging children to participate and explore for development
  • Following health and safety processes and procedures
  • Additional duties to be discussed at next stage of recruitment process

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • At the end you will gain a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • This will include any Functional Skills as appropriate
  • The apprenticeship training will be delivered in the workplace, as you will receive visits from a college assessor
  • The apprenticeship will also include 20% Off The Job Training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The post is offered on a fixed-term contract to cover the duration of the apprenticeship training
  • You will receive support and guidance to identify and apply for any further apprenticeships or jobs that you are suitably experienced and qualified for

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Outgoing, Knowledge of safeguarding, Hardworking, Willing to learn, Well-presented, Flexible

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You will be helping to provide personal care such as changing nappies and helping children to use the toilet. You will need to have due regard for Safeguarding and Child Protection, therefore you will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check, prior to commencing in the post.

About the employer

Sandwell is situated in the heart of the Black Country. In 2020 we were placed in the Top 100 employers nationally for apprentices, making Sandwell a great place to undertake an apprenticeship! Our apprenticeship team Think Sandwell advertise opportunities both in the council and with external employers.

Employer

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Address

CBO-Greets Green Resource Centre

West Bromwich

B70 9JF

Contact

kim_hawthorne@sandwell.gov.uk

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Training

Training provider

SANDWELL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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