Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship - Newcastle Upon Tyne at Busy Bees Childcare Ltd

Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:
Less than £ 10,000
Deadline:
30th June 2020
Role May Involve:
Health & Social Care Services Education & Childcare

Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Apprentices form a valid role within our nurseries as employed members of the staff team.  It will be expected that apprentices progress from Intermediate Level 2, onto an Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3, completing both qualifications within 36 months. This starts your progression of career at Busy Bees, hopefully going on to fulfil senior positions within our nurseries. 

Successful candidates may be put forward to a Centre of Excellence (Nursery Site) and this may involve travelling to other nursery sites during and after completion of the apprenticeship.

Please find below some of your duties and expectations as an apprentice:

  • 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
  • Contributing to the safeguarding of all children
  • Actively work towards the apprenticeship frameworks provided by BB Training with an expectation of completion within the agreed timeframe
  • Be enthusiastic and proactive in developing own skills within the workplace
  • Demonstrate commitment to continued professional development
  • Communicate with their line Manager regarding the activities and progress within the room

As an Apprentice, you will be working alongside qualified staff who will show you the ropes. You will be assigned a mentor to provide you with support within your nursery, helping you to complete the tasks you need so you can progress in your qualification. You will attend Learning & Development courses at our training centres, where you will be provided with knowledge to develop your personal skills and practice.

Your Training Officer will visit you regularly in your nursery, assessing the work you are doing, providing recognition for your progress and vital guidance on how you can improve.

Apprenticeships are an excellent way to start your career with Busy Bees!

Training to be provided

Intermediate Apprenticeship for the Children and Young People's Workforce.

This includes:

  • Level 2 Certificate
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Level 2 award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Children and Young People's Settings
  • Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

There is a Gaining Practical Experience Booklet designed to enhance your 'on the job' training, along with opportunities for short courses, such as: Basic Skills, Functional Skills, Equality & Diversity, Behaviour Management, Early Years Foundation Stage, Safeguarding Children, and many more.

Desired skills

  • Time management
  • Motivation
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Communication

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Kindness
  • Approachable
  • Reliability
  • Confidence

Desired qualifications

No entry qualification required.

Future prospects

Progression on to Level 3 and develop into more senior roles within a nursery.

Things to consider

Some successful candidates will be considered for our nurseries that are a Centre of Excellence this will involve travelling to other nearby nursery sites on a temporary/permanent basis.

As part of all of our apprenticeship Learning & Development courses will be held at training centres which may involve additional travelling from a nursery you have been appointed to.

About Busy Bees Childcare Ltd

BB Training is a private training company, part of the Busy Bees Group, with nurseries throughout the country. We are also a sector specific Training Provider in the Care Sector, specialising in Childcare and Catering.

How to apply

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