What will the apprentice be doing?A small independent nursery, with constant support and supervision provided. You will be working with children from 6 months to 5 years.
Induction is included, along with uniform that is provided. A Mentor will be provided and will be available at all times.
Training is given for the individual to become an equal participant within the team, allowing for skills and levels.
Your daily duties will include but not be limited to;
Ensure all areas are clean and tidy
Assist in maintaining a good level of behaviour
Fully involved with activities with the children
Become an assistant key worker
Assist with mealtimes in particular the H&S of the children
Nursery hours are Monday to Friday 8am-18.00 – structure to be negotiated.
Holidays are to be taken at specific times when the nursery closes. Open 48 weeks per year. To be discussed.
Close to St Johns Lewisham Mainline Station (5 minutes walk) also on a main bus route.
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?Opportunities to progress with qualifications onto Level 3.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade G/1) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade G/1) Desired