Longscroft 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

Located in a rural position on the outskirts of Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon, Longscroft has been providing a creative and nurturing secure environment for nursery and pre-schoolers since 1991.V

Our aim is to provide a safe and happy community filled with play, learning, and activities to enable every child to reach their full potential. 

We are open all year round Monday - Friday 7.30-6pm , 5pm Fridays. We have 3 rooms : 0-3 months , Toddler & Pre School .

Our exceptional site boasts separate buildings and gardens for each age group. We also have a large communal playground, and grassed area with a wooden play trail, rabbits, an allotment, and mud kitchen. 

Outdoor play is very important to us and we encourage children to go outside in all weathers.

 

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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