Apprentice Nursery Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Minibugs Nurseries Limited (Employer)

GP Strategies (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.
12 months (duration)
27 April 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
23 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to become an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to be part the Minibugs Nursery family. Our happy and caring nursery comes alive by the talents and dedication of our outstanding nursery team.

Responsibilities

Working for us means being supported to strive as an individual and receiving on-going investment in your continuing professional development.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Working towards delivering exceptional learning opportunities and care that help young children to develop
  • Working towards planning and providing teaching and learning that prepares children for school
  • Work as part of a team to meet the individual needs of the children
  • Follow health, safety and hygiene practices
  • Plan and carry out activities to support children’s development
  • Attend any training sessions that are required
  • Submit work required for your qualification to your assessor on time

Future Prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship program, depending on performance and availability, you may be offered a full-time role at the Nursery.

Reality Check

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

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to start or further their career within childcare. You will be supporting our nursery team in creating a safe and stimulating environment in line with the EYFS framework, Minibugs Values and ethos. Whilst learning on the job you will be working towards your qualification.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous childcare experience is desired but full training will be given

Qualities Required

  • Polite, caring, well-mannered and understanding
  • Friendly, approachable and confident to talk to the children
  • Enthusiastic & passionate
  • Self-motivated and able to use own initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
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