Childcare Apprenticeship - NVQ Level 2 Selly Oak Tree Day Nursery Ltd

Here at Selly Oak Tree Day Nursery, we believe children develop and progress best in an environment in which they feel cared for and secure much like a caring ‘home from home’ environment. For that reason, we are ensuring we keep that homely feel.

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Apprenticeship summary

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines
  • Weekly wage

    £166.00

  • Working week

    Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Date posted

    10-09-2019

  • Expected start date

    16-03-2020

  • Closing date

    15-03-2020

  • Standards

    Children and Young People's Workforce

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate

  • Reference number

    VA1576843

  • Training Provider

    SWIFT ACI LTD

  • Location


Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Patience and a caring nature
  • At least 6 months recent experience of working full-time in a childcare setting

Personal qualities

  • Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their childcare skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting
  • This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development
  • The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual

Desired qualifications

Successful applicants will:

  • Have grade C/4 or above in English and maths GCSE (or equivalent), or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Be able to attend our training Academy in Birmingham for your 24 classroom-based days

Future prospects

During the Intermediate Apprenticeship in childcare you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma, Level 3 Apprenticeship Early Years Educator.

Things to consider

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 24 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.


About the Employer

Here at Selly Oak Tree Day Nursery, we believe children develop and progress best in an environment in which they feel cared for and secure much like a caring ‘home from home’ environment. For that reason, we are ensuring we keep that homely feel. We also feel it is important that each room layout will encourage children’s natural in-built curiosity and desire to explore. Our vision is to create a caring atmosphere where children feel liberated and inspired to learn and make friends.

Employer

Selly Oak Tree Day Nursery Ltd