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Early Years Practitioner, Little VIPs Daycare, £5.28 an hour

Penrith, Cumbria

Added 7 months ago

About Little VIPs Daycare

Little VIPs Day Care is dedicated to providing the best possible childcare to help stimulate your children and encourage them with learning activities. Established in 2002, we take pride in providing high-quality care and this has lead to an outstanding Ofsted report since 2006.

About the role

Little VIPs are an exceptional Day Care setting, they are looking to recruit a brand new Early Years apprentice to join their dedicated and successful team. If you have a passion for caring for and supporting the development of young children aged 3 months to 5 years this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
The role is for 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, predominately working within the Toddler room. Little VIPs is 5.5 miles South of Penrith, there are no regular public transport links so the ability to drive will be essential.
Essential criteria for this position includes, having excellent interpersonal and communication skills, passionate about working with young children and a strong commitment to teamwork and development.

General duties to include

  • Duties will include, but not be limited to:
  • To provide a full range of play-based activities allowing each child to develop to his/her full potential, following the principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
  • To help children and team members maintain our excellent hygiene standards at all times, e.g. Nappies and changing, feeding, toileting, changing clothes, preparing snacks and meals.
  • Establish an excellent knowledge of each child and family, developing and maintain good relations and communications with parents/carers to facilitate each child’s individual needs.
  • To ensure that the equipment (inside and out) are appropriate for the age and stage of the children for whom they are intended and that they are kept well maintained and clean at all times.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Have fun too!
Your future career with us

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be the opportunity to continue with further professional development of a position within the team.

Training & Qualification Details

This Level 2 apprenticeship is expected to last a period of between 12 –14 months. You will attend live tutor led sessions 2 days every month (1 day every other week which will either be via ZOOM or in person depending on your location) and participate in online interactive learning via our bespoke innovative platform OLLIE. Your Tutor will also visit you in the workplace for 1-2-1 Tutor sessions during the program. System People have fantastic pass rates and won the “BEST Training Provider Award” at the Golden Apples in 2019 and have been awarded a “Good” rating by Ofsted 2021.

Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved a GCSE grade 4/C (or equivalent) in Maths and English by the end of this program. Therefore, if you do not already hold a grade 4/C in these subjects, you will be required to carry out a short Maths and English Assessment to see if we are able to offer you Functional Skills support to reach a Level 2 (grade C/4 equivalent).

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