Cherry Tree Nurseries Limited

Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Cherry Tree Nurseries Limited (Employer)

Realise Apprenticeships Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £163.40
38.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
10 February 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
3 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Apprentices play a crucial part in supporting delivery of welfare and care in the early years. Supported by a suitably qualified early years educator, you will interact and work with the children on a day to day basis, supporting the planning and delivery of play activities.

Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the early years foundation stage
  • Work with parents, colleagues and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
  • Take an active role in seeking out continuous professional development opportunities during the apprentices programme and beyond
  • Use communication and knowledge of child
  • development to engage with children and support those requiring additional support
  • Support children who are experiencing transitions such as moving to school or birth of a sibling, using your knowledge of the children to support them
  • Carry out respectful care routines such as feeding, nappy changing and dental care
  • Take an active part in the completion of their apprenticeship, meeting deadlines set by their trainer assessor and working with the dedicated mentor to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Support children’s numeracy, literacy and language through a range of play activities and opportunities

Future Prospects

  • Progression to the level 3 early years educator standard

Reality Check

  • You will be required to undertake an enhanced dbs check as part of the employers safer recruitment process

Skills Required

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Time management

Qualities Required

  • Passionate
  • Empathetic
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Dedicated

Qualifications Required

  • No entry qualification required

Training Provided

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Cherry Tree Nurseries Limited will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day
  • If successful, you will complete a level 2 early years practitioner apprenticeship programme delivered through Low Ash Primary School's dedicated training provider, Realise
  • Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020. We’ve invested heavily in our people and culture, and we want to grow our teams by finding people who share our passion and enthusiasm for creating a better future
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