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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner – CHILDREN’S CORNER CHILDCARE LLP – Leeds LS16 5FP

  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Childcare
  • Level: 2
  • Vacancy length: 13 Months

Company Name: Children’s Corner Childcare LLP, Moorlands School, Foxhill Drive, Weetwood, Leeds LS16 5PF

Closing date: 15 Feb 2021

Brief overview of the role: Children’s Corner, Moorlands are looking for a dedicated person to care for all children in the setting. Give support to other team members throughout the nursery, as part of a team to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn, and develop.

Apprenticeship summary

Working week: Shifts to be confirmed

Total hours per week: 40

Weekly wage: £166.00

Expected duration: 13 months

Possible start date: 18 Feb 2021

Apprenticeship level: 2

Reference number: VAC001676123

Positions: 1 available

Vacancy description

Brief description of responsibilities

We are looking for someone:

  • To contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • To follow the setting safeguarding procedure to ensure all children are kept safe, well and secure
  • Engage in good team working and support parents and other family members
  • To be flexible within working practices of the setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the setting’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manager
  • Recording accidents in the accident book. Ensure the Duty Manager has initialled the report before the parent receives it
  • Look upon the nursery as a “whole”. Where can you help be most utilised? Be constantly aware of the individual needs of all children
  • Ensure someone known and agreed by the setting and parent collects the child
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of working in schools and/or similar organisations
  • We are looking for someone to support the team in operation of the nursery facilities, to ensure a high quality, balanced provision of leading practice education and care is delivered
  • Although no experience is required a passion to work with children and supporting would be essential

Personal qualities

  • You will be friendly and outgoing, approachable and flexible in your approach

Desired qualifications

  • No previous qualifications are required but a willingness to learn and progress is essential

Future prospects

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator
  • For the successful candidate there is an opportunity for ongoing progression and employment within the school upon completion of the qualification

Training provider



Sally Baldwin

Training to be provided

We are looking for someone who like to work whilst they learn and during the apprenticeship to you will complete:

  • Development of the required knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Gain valuable workplace experience
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard: Early Years Practitioner – Level 2

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