Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship at Starshine Nursery - Intermediate (Level 2)

Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy (Employer)

Busy Bees Education & Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,000.00
30.0 hours per week 1.15pm-6.15pm shift Monday to Friday, Tuesday would be paid from 10-6
16 months (duration)
1 June 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
31 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children in place in the setting


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To support the managers and other staff in the daily running of the nursery.
  • To help plan, organise, supervise and carry out activities, taking into account the ages and abilities of the children. 
  • To make parents feel at ease and welcome in the nursery
  • To ensure that there is no discrimination in the nursery due to disability, race or religion.
  • To be aware of the fire evacuation procedure and fire exits.
  • To comply with health and safety rules within the nursery

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • An apprenticeship is a job with training which enables you
    to earn while you learn. The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.
  • The apprentice will spend 20% of their time in off the job training during paid working hours 
  • Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to
    completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Along with the apprenticeship standard, the apprentice will
    also achieve a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner diploma. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent Position to the right candidate

Reality Check

Candidate must complete and obtain a successful DBS check

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Willingness to learn

Qualifications Required

A Level or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or Equivalent) Desired
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