Balfour Nursery

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Essex - Intermediate (Level 2)

Balfour Nursery (Employer)

Paragon Education & Skills Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,400.00
40.0 hours per week 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday shifts between 7:30am-6:30pm
12 months (duration)
25 July 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
18 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual, passionate about childcare to work with children aged 0-5years.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Balfour Nursery provides a caring, safe and stimulating environment for children aged 0 to 5 years within which they can flourish.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work and learn alongside our dedicated and experienced team who work hard to realise each child’s potential.
Your daily duties will include but not be limited to;

Provide a high standard of care for all children placed in the nursery
Adhere to the nursery’s policies and procedures and comply with all legislation and Ofsted requirements
Assist in the planning and preparation of activities, to meet children’s individual needs
To maintain children’s records
To maintain the nursery environment by ensuring all equipment and rooms are kept clean and safe
Supervision of mealtimes
To liaise with parents ensuring a two-way flow of information
Working with parents of special needs children to achieve full integration within the nursery
Participate in staff meetings, parents’ evenings, p ...

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact. This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Level 2 Early Years Practitioner.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Apprentices are supported to become Room Leaders. Previous apprentices have now become Deputy Manager and another has gone on to study a degree to become a Primary School Teacher.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade G/1) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade G/1) Desired
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