What will the apprentice be doing?Main Areas of Responsibility:To ensure that the children under supervision receive the highest possible standard of child care and
professional practice in the Nursery.Specific Duties
ChildrenTo assist the Nursery Manager/Nursery Practitioner in the following duties:
To create a stimulating and caring environment for children and to act as a parent figure. This includes
attending to their physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs.
To prepare and plan your own activities to be carried out with children.
To plan, prepare, implement and
participate in activities and programmes devised to promote all aspects of the development of the children.
To keep abreast of new research on what works for children as part of effective everyday practice.
To maintain non-racial and non-sexist attitudes at all times, and to provide ethnic playing and learning
facilities, and to consider different diets and religious practices.
To work towards the ...
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors 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. With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications: Level 2 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce, Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT, Employment Rights and Responsibilities, Personal Learning & Thinking Skills. All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?To continue and progress onto a level 3 in Childcare. Continue to extend knowledge and attend training sessions..
Reality CheckThe current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) is £4.81 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. PLEASE NOTE – candidates who meet the employer’s criteria will be put forward for interview as soon as possible, this means that the vacancy could be filled before the advertised closing date. Please apply today to avoid disappointment.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Creative, Patience
Qualifications RequiredOther Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired