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Apprenticeship Vacancies

 

Title

Childcare Apprentice Level 2 NVQ

 

Location

Frankley

Description

At Fig Tree Day Nursery, it is important to us that each child is supported to progress in their personal, social and educational development. All our activites are designed to meet the targets of the EYFS.

Every child has a key worker and a development log which tracks their individual progress and can be given to their teacher on starting at primary school. This log is also shared with the child’s parents so they can be involved in their child’s education.

Fig Tree Day Nursery has six different rooms, each designed specifically to provide a varied environment for children to enjoy. We have a soft play room, a designated baby room, a creative play room, an indoor garden, a beach room and an imagination room, as well as our enclosed back garden. Fresh food is prepared onsite every day and dinner time is an important part of the day for socialising and routine. We can support with weaning and potty training for younger ones and with preparation for school for pre-schoolers.

Duties Include

  • The main responsibilities of this job role will include:
  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines

Weekly Wage

£4.15 per hour

Suitable Age

Suitable for applicants 16 - 18 years

Number of Vacancies

1

Training Provided

Level 2 NVQ - Your apprenticeship will last for 12 months (depending on the provision in which you are employed). You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship. As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare.

During the Intermediate Apprenticeship in childcare you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma, Level 3 Apprenticeship in childcare.

Expected Duration

12 Months

Skills Required

Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their child care skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting. This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development. The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual.

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 24 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

Successful applicants will:
- Have grade C/4 or above in English and Maths GCSE, or Functional Skills Level 2
- Be able to attend our training Academy in Birmingham for your classroom-based days

Proposed Start Date

TBC

 

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