Early Years/Childcare apprentice - Level 3 Inwood Nursery

The purpose of the role is to Safeguard and ensure the welfare of the children in your care, meet the individual needs of all the children. Build a positive relationship with the children and their parents/carers. Work as part of a team to provide a stimulating environment which supports and extends children’s development.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 37.5 hours a week - with 1 day at college

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001217128

  • Positions

    1 available

A good understanding of the EYFS curriculum with good organisational skills and be passionate about child care, be self-motivated and able to use own initiative.

The purpose of the role is to Safeguard and ensure the welfare of the children in your care and to meet the individual needs of all the children. Build a positive relationship with the children and their parents/carers. Work as part of a team to provide a stimulating and an attractive environment which supports and extends children’s development and learning. To achieve the afore mention you would need to:

  • Read and understand the “Guidance for Safer Working Practice For Adults Who Work With Children and Young People” and the Nursery’s Policies and Procedures and adhere to them
  • Ongoing Safeguarding training and development
  • Completion of accident / incident forms
  • The ability to take responsibility for your own health and safety and that of others
  • Deliver personalised, learning, development and care
  • Be a “key person” to specific children
  • Commitment to valuing equality and respecting diversity

Daily duties will include:

  • Set up room in readiness for activities
  • Look after key children including nappy changing etc.
  • Help children at snack/lunch and tea time
  • Share in staff rotas in cleaning and hygiene procedures
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss and review procedures, share ideas etc.
  • Ensure a positive impression of the nursery to include clean tidy premises and adhering to the dress code to maintain a tidy personal appearance

    PLEASE NOTE: due to the rural location on this nursery you will need to have access to transport as it is not accessible via public transport.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You must have excellent communication skills and be able to engage with children, colleagues and parents.

Reliable!

Personal qualities

Care and compassionate

Qualifications required

You will need to have already achieved your level 2 childcare qualification or a level 2 in a similar field. You will also need to have achieved GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English at a C or above.

Future prospects

There will be regular progress reviews and your hourly rate will increase based on your performance.

About the employer

Here at Inwood our aim is to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating learning environment for the children entrusted in our care, ensuring that their time spent with us is happy, educational and fun. The nursery is a detached property in a lovely rural setting with a large amount of space for the children to enjoy inside and outside. We accommodate children from 6 weeks to 5 years. Open from 7.30am until 6.00pm Monday to Friday 51 weeks of the year.

Employer

Inwood Nursery

Address

26 Wrington Road

Congresbury

Bristol

BS49 5AR

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Training provider

Advanced apprenticeship (Level 3) in Children and Young People's Workforce

Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Functional skills up to Level 2 in Numeracy and Literacy (where required)

Personal learning and thinking

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Weston College

Contact

Donna Kenny 01934 411594 donna.kenny@weston.ac.uk


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