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Apprenticeship Of The Week – Childcare

Job title

Childcare Apprentice

Who would I work for?

Busy Bees Nursery  

This is a purpose-built nursery on the grounds of the Rotherham General Hospital, with fully equipped amazing resources including a natural heuristic area in every room. There are lots of opportunities for developing imagination through play. There is a chef onsite who prepares meals fresh everyday and large outdoor play areas for each room.

What does the role involve?

  • Involvement in planning stimulating activities for the children in your care in line with the EYFS
  • Assisting in delivering a high level of quality childcare maintaining a professional and positive outcome for both children and staff
  • Building effective relationships with children, parents and team members
  • Ensuring each child’s individual needs are met

How much will I be paid?

Annual wage: £8,944.00

How long is the apprenticeship?

16 months with progression to a permanent Level 3 position at Busy Bees nursery.

What school grades do I need to access an apprenticeship like this?

Minimum 4 in GCSE English Language and Maths.  Skills the employer is looking for include:

  • Communication skills
  • Team working
  • Time management
  • Motivation
  • Professional development
  • Enthusiasm
  • Kindness
  • Approachable
  • Reliability
  • Confidence

What training will they give me?

  • Early Years Practitioner level 2. 

This includes learning the following:

  • EYFS 
  • Safeguarding
  • Equality and diversity
  • Young children’s development
  • Importance of play
  • Communicating with babies and young children
  • Supporting the health and wellbeing of children
  • Supporting children with special educational needs (SEND)

This is a September start date so suitable for a school leaver.

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