Early Years Childcare

Apprentice Childcare Practitioner

With ABC Childcare Services Cheshire Limted
Paying £8,580.00 per year
Crewe (view map)
08/04/24 expected start date
Early years practitioner (level 2)
15 Months duration
1 position available

Overview

ABC Childcare are looking for an Apprentice Childcare Practitioner (Level 2) to join their experienced team of professionals. Our mission is simple - we provide building blocks for your children's futures. We believe that every child is unique and will grow at his or her own pace.

About the apprenticeship

  • To ensure that all areas are set up for the day and that the environment is enabling
  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Set up cots in the children's bedrooms
  • View plans for the day and to liaise with the Team Leader/Deputy Manager
  • Engage with children in age appropriate activities
  • Document children's learning and development via observations and planning
  • To ensure that every child and visitor is signed in and out each day
  • Ensure that areas of play are free from obstruction and toys are accessible to children
  • To follow ABC's policies and procedures and to review them regularly
  • To follow the EYFS principles and read other books and publications relevant to childcare
  • Plan children's next steps and document their progress
  • Attend to children's physical needs such as nappy changing, toileting and hand washing and to follow the intimate care policy
  • Contribute to Learning Journeys and ensure an observation is added for each child weekly
  • Ensure all toys are in the correct boxes and that areas are left tidy (when the children have finished playing)
  • Use positive language when liaising with children and adults and ensure that you are a good role model for all around you
  • Show enthusiasm for the role and participate in staff discussions, meetings, brain storming etc
  • Take ownership for your own ideas
  • Follow risk assessments and attend to cleaning duties
  • Complete relevant paperwork such as diaries and accident forms
  • Liaise with parents daily using positive language
  • Liaise with all team members regarding a child's daily routine
  • Ensure children's belongings, diaries, paperwork and art work get sent home every day
  • Be vigilant to children's safety inside and outside of the setting Ensure children come first at all times.
  • Attend training as suggested by the Manager
  • Cover other staff holidays and sickness as requested by the Manager
  • Be a supportive team member and think of colleague's feelings and well-being
  • Ensure that all areas are tidied and that your responsibilities have been completed before you leave each day

Apprenticeship qualification and training

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

End Point Assessment:

  • Professional discussion and review of behaviours
  • Knowledge test
  • Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Training and training location to be confirmed

Career progression

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification learners can enter the workforce as a qualified Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or continue to study for a Level 3 Diploma holding Early Years Educator status
  • There will be continued personal development and opportunities for career progression

About the employer

ABC Childcare are looking for an Apprentice to join their experienced team of professionals. Our mission is simple - We provide building blocks for your children's futures. We believe that every child is unique and will grow at his or her own pace. Our staff spend time nurturing children's strengths and encouraging them to reach new heights

Employer

ABC Childcare Services Cheshire Limted

Address

Edleston Primary School
26 Denver Avenue
Crewe
Cheshire
CW2 7PX
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