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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice

Job description

Wollaton Village Day Nursery are looking to recruit an apprentice nursery assistant to join their team. You must be friendly, approachable and have a practical 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 children's 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: 14/02/2022

Possible start date: 24/02/2022

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 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/early-years-practitioner-v1-0

  • Functional Skills if required
  • 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.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to work for this company?

Second question
Do you have a full UK driving licence and access to your own car?

Employer information

Wollaton Village Day Nursery Group is a family owned and run group of childcare nurseries. They specialise in childcare throughout the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas. Their aim is to provide a secure and happy environment for children which will enable them to develop to their full potential.

Address details:

Wollaton Village Day Nurseries
741 Wollaton Road
Wollaton
Nottingham
NG8 2AN

Map data is calculated from the available geolocation information.

Reference number VAC001799995
Working week Range of shifts between 7.40am - 6pm (TBC) (7.5 hours daily)

(37.50 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).

Due to a known issue with the National Apprenticeship Service vacancy V1 data API, some wage values displayed on our apprenticeship vacancy listings may differ compared to the Find an Apprenticeship service. When applying for a vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service the correct wage value will be shown on their listings. — Read more about this API issue

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