Advanced Childcare Apprentice Jubilee Day Nursery

If you are looking to continue your career in a childcare setting we have a great opportunity to complete your advanced apprenticeship while working with some great, experienced staff members and a lot of fun loving children!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091050391

  • Positions

    1 available

We have a fabulous opportunity available for an Advanced Level 3 apprenticeship within our independent Day Nursery where you will be caring for babies and children from the ages of three months to five years.

With an apprenticeship at Jubilee you get to nurture and encourage the creativity of children, meaning there is never a dull moment as you see young minds develop and you never stop learning too! There is plenty of room to grow. Whatever your ambitions, the sky is the limit and a job in childcare with us will put you on the right road to achieving them.

We provide training, uniform and a wealth of expertise and resources to help you gain confidence and experience on your chosen career path.

A successful candidate must be able to arrange their own transport to and from work.

  • You will be expected, amongst other duties and responsibilities as fully listed in our job description
  • Promote children's intellectual, physical and social development through activities, whilst ensuring that the individual needs of the child are met.
  • Teach and extend a child's learning through appropriate activities and play.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and secure environment for both children and staff.
  • Attend all training sessions when required.
  • Excellent team player and communicator.

Pay is competitive and determined on level of previous experience in looking after children as well as current academic level and will be discussed at interview. Shift patterns vary as the Nursery is open from 7.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. Work patterns are negotiated at interview but will need to take into account any days needed to attend training.

Application process:

  • APPLY - via GetMyFirstJob (please upload your CV to your profile)
  • ASSESSMENT - We ask you to complete some short online assessments Step
  • EMPLOYER - Your CV is sent to the employer for consideration
  • INTERVIEW - If you are selected by the employer for interview we will contact you to arrange dates and times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good at working as part of a team as well as being able to work efficiently on your own.

Personal qualities

This role would suit a caring and confident individual, who works well as part of a team, who is patient and hardworking.

You should also be clean and neat in appearance, punctual, hardworking, polite and nurturing.

Qualifications required

Some experience with caring for children would be advantageous, for example babysitting. English and Maths GCSE Level A to C or equivalent qualification (e.g. functional skills level 2).

Future prospects

Once you have qualified there are so many options open to you. Early Years Professionals (EYPs) work in a wide range of roles shaping the lives of future generations. There is plenty of scope for training to further your professional career and once qualified there are so many paths to choose from. You may want to focus on specialising as a Room Senior with a specific age group, go on to further study to become an Early Years Teacher, work in the field of special educational needs, outdoor learning, speech and language, or management. Jubilee can support you in making these decisions.

About the employer

Jubilee Day Nursery is an independent day nursery for babies and children up to the age of five, set in over 53 acres of rural countryside on the West Berkshire / Hampshire borders close to Tadley, half a mile from the A4 Bath Road. We serve families living in villages and towns in West Berkshire, North Hampshire and Reading. We are open 51 weeks of the year from 7.30am to 6pm and are able to offer full time and sessional care for babies and children from 3 months to 5 years. Our nursery prides itself on offering exceptional quality childcare.

Employer

Jubilee Day Nursery

Address

Paddock View

Rectory Road

Padworth Common

Reading

RG7 4JD

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Training provider

We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Paragon

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry

Contact

James Duckett


Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - use the link below and please upload your CV to your profile.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Nov 2017