Childcare Apprenticeship Level 2 - Intermediate (Level 2)

Peter Pan Nursery (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £154.80
36.0 hours per week Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)
12 months (duration)
15 November 2021(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
8 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others. To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Nursery Manager. To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship.

Responsibilities

Main activities:

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure the nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times
  • To understand and work to preschool nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To be a key person
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work in partnership with senior management to update and review the self-evaluation and improvement plan
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the preschool aims and objectives

Future Prospects

To progress to Level 3 in Childcare for the right candidate.

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

  • Good timekeeping
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Must be committed to a career in childcare

Qualities Required

  • Outgoing personality
  • Great if able to work using your own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting

Qualifications Required

  • Good Numeracy - A-C Grades in maths or equivalent
  • Good Literacy - A-C Grades in English or equivalent

Training Provided

  • Full Training to Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English if required
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