Ref CC14 - Apprentice Nursery Practitioner at Dowry House Nursery

We are looking for a level 2 early years apprentice to join our team! Your role will involve general day to day care and education of children, tidying and cleaning duties and working as part of a team to provide a high standard of care.

Apprenticeship Information

Start Date 31/01/2022
Location Preston
Occupational Areas Childcare
Closing Date 24/01/2022
Wage £4.30 Hour
Working Week 41 hours across 4.5 days that suit the candidate
19 months
Apprenticeship Level 2

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  • Job Description

    The role of both the level 2 practitioner:

    To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.
    To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress.
    To help ensure the nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times.
    To understand and work with our nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies. 
    To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes.
    To be a key person.
    To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement.
    To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the nursery aims and objectives.

    Due to the nursery budget, we are looking to recruit a 16-18 apprentice.

  • Personal Qualities

    Reliable, enthusiastic, and flexible.
    A commitment to quality in all areas, with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm.
    Able to perform under stress.
    A creative thinker.

  • Qualifications Required

    4 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE English at A*-C / 9-4 and Maths at A*-C / 9-4 or equivalent.

  • Future Prospects

    Possible progression to Level 3 or full employment

  • What will the End Point Assessment (EPA) include

    This includes a professional discussion underpinned by portfolio and a knowledge test

  • Things to Consider

    In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.
    Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails.
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