Cloud 9 Early Years Level 2 Apprenticeship

Job description

As an apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your duties may include:

  • Planning and delivering fun and educational activities with the children
  • Play alongside and with children to support their play
  • Contribute to children’s records through observation
  • Assist with the supervision of children at rest times and at mealtimes
  • Contribute in creating a safe, happy environment for the children
  • Ensure the play area is clean and tidy at all times
  • Working alongside outside agencies in supporting the children

Useful Qualities to have

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient and caring
  • The ability to interact positively with children and adults
  • Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated
  • Good time keeping

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Employer information

Cloud 9 Day Nursery is a well established early years setting; our qualified nursery team provide emotional and academic support for children from 6wks-5yrs of age by facilitating learning through play...

"Staff are warm, supportive and nurturing....Staff have a good understanding of how to protect children; The well planned and stimulating environment captures children's interests; Staff are skilled in helping children new to the setting settle quickly; Children gain a good foundation for their future learning"' (OFSTED 2017). 

Additional information

Requirements

General

Good Maths- A-C (9-4) Grades in maths or equivalent is desired but not essential
Good English - A-C (9-4) Grades in English or equivalent is desired but not essential

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Team working
Prospects
Progression to a higher level qualification or full time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship.
Training provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
On the job training

Considerations
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