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Recruitment Event for Early Years Workforce Apprentice Vacancies - Puffins Of Exeter


There is a recruitment event via zoom on Wednesday 27th May at 2.30pm, all potential candidates will be contacted with the details. Other virtual recruitment events will be held on: 1st July and 25th August.

Please read below and contact Sue Holding (sueholding@puffinsofexeter.com) for further details.

Brief overview of the role

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated apprentices to join our early years' workers in one of our nurseries based in Exeter. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

Apprenticeship Summary

Working week: Between the hours of 7.30am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday, exact times TBC.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Weekly wage: £124.50

Expected duration: 53 weeks

Possible start date: 08 Sep 2020

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number: VAC001631555

Positions: 4 available

Closing date: 31 Aug 2020

Vacancy description

Successful applicants will work at one of our nurseries for 3 days a week and attend our Training Centre for one day a week.

Apprentices would be supported with their on the job training by a mentor and would have a job manual to support this. Apprentices would be assigned a Tutor and Assessor for their off the job training.

Apprentices would also be able to gain IAG from our dedicated Learning Support team.

Duties include:

• Support staff in providing activities and care which are developmentally appropriate for children from a range of social, economic and cultural backgrounds, so they are able to develop and grow, in particular those with special educational needs and English as an additional language

• Assist children with personal care, including help with toileting, feeding and food service and other similar duties

• Ensure the environment is welcoming, comfortable, well-organised and uncluttered

• To work as part of a team ensuring on-going cleanliness of the setting

• Welcome visitors to the setting

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good level of maths and English

Personal qualities

Motivation, patience and enthusiasm

Desired qualifications

None required

Future prospects

Opportunity to apply for the Advanced Apprenticeship

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW)

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About the employer: Puffins Of Exeter

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident

Description: Puffins of Exeter have several nurseries across Exeter and an after-school club.

Address: Puffins Nursery, Clyst Heath, Exeter, EX2 7EY

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Training: Training provider
SOUTH WEST ASSOCIATION OF TRAINING PROVIDERS LIMITED

Contact: Sue Holding

01392 496017
sueholding@puffinsofexeter.com


Training to be provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

Successful applicants will work at one of our Nurseries for 3 days a week and attend our Training centre for one day a week.

Apprentices would be supported with their on the job training by a mentor and would have a job manual to support this. Apprentices would be assigned a Tutor and Assessor for their off the job training. Apprentices would also be able to gain IAG from our dedicated Learning Support Team.

Training includes:

• Early Years Practitioner Standard L2
• Paediatric First Aid certificate
• Food Hygiene
• Health and Safety
• Equality and Diversity
• Prevent
• Safeguarding
• Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship standard: Early Years Practitioner


Recruitment Event for Early Years Workforce Apprentice Vacancies - Puffins Of Exeter