11/06/2018 Paragon Skills Birmingham B29 6NX

Childcare Apprenticeship VAC091071687

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: 7.215
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC091071687
Childcare Apprenticeship

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Selly Oak is a small family run nursery which many have described as a home away from home. A relaxed environment where childrens needs and interests are the main priority and also where staff are encouraged to train and progress.


Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage

Working week
Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration
12 months

Possible start date
13 Jul 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

The daily duties will include;

Support the children with their breakfast in the morning and greet the parents.
Be involved in any activities that may be happening in the room and help to plan activities using a range of resources.
Supervise children during meal times offering opportunity for 1 to 1 conversation and support where needed.
General cleaning and tidying of room throughout the day and observations of the children.
Written daily sheet for a small group of children to let them know what they have been doing in the day.
Exploring outdoors in the garden with the children.
All aspects of the role is supported by the manager for the first 12 weeks as part of the induction process which includes weekly meetings to ensure candidate is comfortable and progressing.
The room leader will then become the mentor in order to guide and support the apprentice through the role a bit at a time.
Requirements and prospects
Personal qualities
We are looking for a bubbly, enthusiastic person with initiative and a passion for childcare
Desired qualifications
The successful candidate must have achieved D’;s in Maths and English or equivalent.
Future prospects
Further training into a Level 3 position and opportunity for intermittent training and seminars on topics such as Child brain development, Schemas, Learning through play and Enabling Environments.
About the employer
Here at Selly Oak Tree Day Nursery, we believe children develop and progress best in an environment in which they feel cared for and secure much like a caring home from home’; environment. For that reason, we are ensuring we keep that homely feel. We also feel it is important that each room layout will encourage children’;s natural in-built curiosity and desire to explore. Our vision is to create a caring atmosphere where children feel liberated and inspired to learn and make friends.

Selly Oak Tree Day Nursery Ltd

59 Frederick Road

Selly Oak


B29 6NX
Training provider
You will complete your level 2 in childcare as well as any functional skills required.

Training provider

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry

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