What will the apprentice be doing?
- Understand each child as an individual and have a general understanding of childcare and child development.
- Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoor and outdoor) and at mealtimes.
- Learn how to help children become independent through helping them acquire self-help skills, including, dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene.
- Understand how to demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 2 - Early Years Practitioner Standard Apprenticeship
This will involve a Regional Trainer delivering face to face training and e-learning, and workplace mentoring, to guide you through your Apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Possible progression to level 3 following successful completion of a level two childcare standard, Shooting Stars Nurseries will guarantee a permanent, full time position to the applicant.
Reality CheckPlease note you could be asked to interview earlier than date advertised, as the dates are a general guide, once we have found the right applicant we will close the position. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Whilst on the apprenticeship you will be entitled to an NUS card https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience, Reliable, Have a sense of humour, Dedicated, Respect Diversity
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 Grade) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 Grade) Desired