Childcare Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Greenside Childrens Centre Limited (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £161.25
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
5 July 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to complete either your Level 2 or Level 3 Childcare within a large and friendly nursery located in the Saints area of Luton.

Responsibilities

As Childcare Apprentice your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • To assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care
  • To be responsible for and complete all assignments given by tutors on time. To keep team leader up to date with your current area of learning
  • To ensure all daily routines are adhered to, and resources are organised in preparation
  • To learn from the team then assist wit planning, organising and carrying out activities, individual interests and projects
  • Undertake domestic duties within the setting e.g. preparation of snacks, washing and cleaning of equipment
  • To assist with maintaining children's records by carrying out observations and assessments once trained to do so
  • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean and tidy environment
  • Contribute to and participate in team meetings/team activities/parents evening outside of working hours if needed
  • To communicate with parents and other visitors in a calm, friendly and efficient manner appropriate to the role and stage of training

Who we are looking for:

  • Happy and friendly demeanour
  • Willing to take on new challenges
  • Able to work as part of a team, and use own initiative when required
  • A passion for early education
  • Reliable and willing
  • Flexible
  • Organised and able to manage own workload

Working hours will vary between 7.45am - 6.00pm Monday - Friday.

Future Prospects

  • Progression opportunities upon successful completion of apprenticeship

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

Skills Required

  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • Able to manage own workload

Qualities Required

  • Happy and friendly demeanour

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE English and maths A-C preferred but not essential as Functional Skills can be completed

Training Provided

PARAGON SKILLS have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Learning and Development Coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

Paragon will provide the training for this apprenticeship within your company’s site therefore there is no need for you to attend an outside training facility at any time.

On completion of this apprenticeship you will receive:

  • Diploma Level 2 or 3 in Childcare
  • Functional Skills in maths, English & ICT Employment (if required)
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

 

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