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Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship - CLARENCE HOUSE DAY NURSERIES LTD, ELY



24th October 2023

Employer description

Clarence House is a friendly and supportive place to work and train. We are a premium nursery group that provides quality childcare throughout Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, and Northamptonshire. Our passionate and experienced childcare teams have been providing excellent quality childcare since 2003.

We are currently looking to recruit new apprentices at our Early Years Nurseries, based in Cambridge, Ely and Papworth Evered. You really can make a difference to the lives of children and their families, if you can do this come and join us.

Main description

What you will do in your working day

With close mentoring support, the apprentice will be part of a team to ensure that the physical, emotional, social and intellectual education and care provided to children in your charge is of the highest standard working to the Early Years Foundation Stage

  • To ensure the smooth and efficient running of the nursery in which you work
  • To work closely as a team with all other staff at Clarence House Day Nurseries Ltd to enable the whole setting to deliver a high-quality curriculum and to ensure a warm, friendly, and caring ethos
  • To liaise with parents, carers, and other childcare professionals providing information as appropriate under the guidance of the Nursery Manage
  • To provide information about the nursery service for new parents in meetings at the nursery or visiting them at home
  • To safeguard children

Training to be provided

Training provider

Apprenticeship standard
Early years practitioner Level 2 (GCSE)

You will achieve an Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship level 2 via first-hand experience, knowledge of working in an early years setting, putting into place the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) into practice, adhering to policies and procedures.

The apprentice would be assigned an assessor through the College, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace Eary Years skills competence.

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner, including Paediatric First Aid award as part of Apprenticeship and English & maths, if required.

The knowledge side would be provided via an online portal VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), and assignments/ evidence of work/ portfolio would be checked via an online Smart Assessor.

You will be working in the nursery 4 days a week with 1 day a week at Cambridge Regional College.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Things to consider

The possible applicants if appropriate could be offered the level 3 Apprenticeship in Early Years Educator. Carrying children, some lifting - working with young children is a challenging and an extremely rewarding and satisfying job.

Future prospects

This apprenticeship could lead to a permanent full time Nursery Nurse role

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/03/2024




This job is located in Ely, Cambs

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