Childcare Apprentice

Location
Blossom Tree Nursery 2a Waun-y-groes Avenue Cardiff CF14 4SY
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
10 May 2021
Ref
1237
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

• As a successful applicant you will work alongside an experienced team of practitioners to engage and support the children in our care, aged 6 weeks-11 years

Additional information

You will receive excellent on the job training and support and a recognised qualification in childcare.
The apprentice position may lead to a permanent position upon completion of the qualification.
Are you interested in a rewarding career in childcare?
Are you looking for a way to work whilst gaining a recognised qualification?
We are recruiting a full time apprentice at our Curiosity Inspired nursery.
Why join us?
Support for personal development through funded training; Opportunity for a permanent contract; Discounted childcare; Recognition and celebration of long service; Professional well-being support package for all staff; Uniform

Requirements

Skills

• A genuine Interest in childcare, desire to learn and a commitment to expanding your skill set is essential
• Has a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
• Is able to laugh at jokes they don't understand, or don't find funny!
• Preferably has a little bit of quirkiness
• If a child requests that they be a captain of a pirate ship, they will be the best pirate captain they can be!
• Doesn't have to have the ability to be able to sing in tune, but must have the confidence to sing out of tune in front of a crowd
• Must be able to distribute warm hugs, as and when required
• Must possess the skills required to rapidly count the heads of numerous moving small people. This is of the utmost importance
• Must be comfortable entering public places on the way home from work, with unknown substances on their clothing
• Must have the ability to pretend to eat playdough creations realistically. This is an essential requirement along with drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
• Must have the ability to read a ten page story, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
• Must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to engage in for a large part of your working day
• Loves being outside come rain or shine
• Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families. There is simply no other job quite like it
• If the above sounds like you, and you think you fit the criteria, we would love to hear from you!

Qualifications

GCSE A - C grade

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Associated Community Training Ltd

Qualification:
Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development Level 2

About the employer

Blossom Tree Nursery 2a
Waun-y-groes Avenue
Cardiff
CF14 4SY

Disability confident

No

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Closing Date for Applications: 16 / 5 / 2021 Interview Date: 24 / 5/ 2021

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