15/10/2018 Paragon Skills Stafford ST18 0PR

Childcare Apprenticeship 90948 90948

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Stafford
  • Salary: 7,503
  • Reference: 90948
Childcare Apprenticeship 90948

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We are a 37 place nursery that cares for children aged 6weeks -5years. We follow children’s interests and provide an environment that intrigues children’s curiosity and wonder where their imagination flourishes.

Horn End Day Nursery

Possible Start Date: 09/11/2018

Programme Duration: 12 -15 months

Job Summary

Reference  90948

Wages P/WGBP  144.30

Hours P/W   39.00

Location    Stafford

Employer   Horn End Day Nursery

Employment TypeFull-TimeClosing Date

Detailed Job Description

Horn End Day Nursery in Hixon are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and creative individual to join their team and grow with them. While working for Horn End Nursery and alongside Paragon Skills, the apprenticeship training provider, you will be actively working towards gaining your Level 2 childcare qualification.

Your day to day duties will include, but are not limited to;

As an Early Years Practitioner you will interact with our children at all times, providing opportunities for them to become actively involved in their own learning. The Early Years Practitioners will be expected to use their initiative, being particularly aware of their own Key Group, and the need to maintain a safe environment.

Children must be given free-flow play opportunities under adequate supervision. Early years Practitioners must be reliable and take shared responsibility for the duties in the nursery and the welfare of the children.

Clear lines of communication and professional conduct must be maintained at all times.

Your working week will be Monday to Friday, consisting of 42.5 hours per week. Your working hours and shift patterns will be discussed at interview if you are to be successful.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications Required
Some experience with children would be advantageous for this position and a good level of Math and English for observation and reporting purposes.

Skills Required
Good communicator and listener
Able to work independently and within a team
Some knowledge and understanding of first aid and children
Personal Qualities
Creative mindset
Passionate about childcare
Future Prospects
Once the apprenticeship is completed you will have the opportunity to work within the Early Years Sector.

Additional Information

Training Provided
Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard. With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce,
Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT,
Employment Rights and Responsibilities,
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.
All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

The current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. PLEASE NOTE – candidates who meet the employer’s criteria will be put forward for interview as soon as possible, this means that the vacancy could be filled before the advertised closing date. Please apply today to avoid disappointment.

Paragon Skills – Learning Provider
Paragon Skills is one of the top 10 national training providers in the UK. We currently hold a Grade 2 “Good” Ofsted rating and are on a journey to Outstanding. We deliver Apprenticeships and a complimentary range of accredited work based programmes of learning for the services, Marine and automotive sectors. 97% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend.

Paragon Skills currently inspires over 3000 learners and supports 1500 employers in achieving their goals

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