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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice

Job description

Stepping Stones Day Nursery are looking to recruit an apprentice nursery assistant to join their team. You must be friendly, approachable and have a ‘hands on’ approach.

If you are a friendly kind of person that aspires to work within the childcare industry then look no further. You will gain a great understanding of all aspects of the running of the nursery. Duties within the role include:

  • Understand and carry out efficiently, routine tasks in the nursery
  • Develop positive relationships with children, parents and staff
  • Develop a basic understanding of child development
  • Understand and implement nursery policies
  • Help to provide a clean, safe and stimulating environment
  • Attend staff meetings regularly and offer input
  • Learn to plan a wide range of suitable activities for children
  • Write good quality observations in each area (training given)
  • Learn to maintain some records of childrens development (personal profiles)
  • Collect well written evidence for your portfolio
  • Ensure witness statements are collated from staff for evidence portfolio
  • Other general duties as and when required

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 05/02/2022

Possible start date: 22/02/2022

Skills required

  • Good communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Hard working
  • Well organised to meet deadlines for the course

Qualifications required

A* - D (9-3) GCSE in Maths and English (or equivalent)

Training provided

Early Years Practitioner Functional Skills if required https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/early-years-practitioner-v1-0 Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto a level 3 qualification.

Employer information

day nursery

Address details:

Stepping Stones Day Nursery Limited
3 Arboretum Street
Nottingham
Nottingham
NG1 4JA

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Reference number VAC001781152
Working week Range of shifts
Monday- Friday, 7.40am - 6pm 7.5 hours daily

(37.5 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Early Years Practitioner - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £146.25 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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