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Apprentice Childcare Worker Satveer Honey Kaur-Singh

This is an new position for someone who wants to start their career in childminding and looking after children in a daycare setting.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    23 hours a week with employer on a rota basis + 1 day at college 7 hours.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001713511

  • Positions

    1 available

Help to drop off and collect children from school and nursery.

Plan and carry out creative activities for the children of varying ages, such as art, story time, drama, and outdoor games. 

Observe children and complete development paperwork.

Take children on walks and local visits.

You will need to be able to break things down for the children in order to support them in learning effectively. 

You will set a good example for children, including excellent behaviour at all times.

You will be required to follow the routines, policies and procedures of the setting at all times to ensure the well being of all children and staff. 

Help with general tidy up and organisation of resources. You will need to be flexible within working practices of the Setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, e.g. cleansing of equipment, tidying outdoor play areas etc.

Help with set up for the following day.

Engage with children according to their age and developmental stage.

Join in with activities and be involved in the childrens play.

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

It would be advantageous if you have some prior knowledge or experience  of working in an early years setting this could be voluntary/unpaid.

The successful applicant will have the following skills:

  • A good knowledge of the EYFS and safeguarding or in the process of studying
  • A good level of written and spoken English
  • Some experience of working in a childcare setting would be ideal
  • Good team work skills 

Personal qualities

  • Patience is an essential skill to have in this role 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Confidence working with children 

Desired qualifications

GCSE's (or equivalent) in maths and English grades A*-C or 9-4.

Future prospects

Really good for the right candidate.

Things to consider

You will undertake a full DBS (police check) for this role.


About the employer

Childminding has become a huge part of my life and has moulded me into the person I am today.
Childminding is far from just a job to me, there is no greater joy than caring for children who represent all that is best in us. I provide all children in my care with a clean, safe, loving, home-like environment where everyone feels valued. I thrive on providing a quality based setting where standards are high, independence can be developed and where there is a wealth of learning opportunities, both structured and flexible, to help children to achieve their goals and promote their self-esteem. I follow the guidance of the Early Years Foundation Stage and make regular written observations of the children in my care in order to plan activities to support their individual development and needs.

Employer

Satveer Honey Kaur-Singh

Address

260

Dersingham Avenue

London

E12 6HW

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Training

Training provider

BARKING AND DAGENHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Barking and Dagenham College

Contact

lynn.parsonage@bdc.ac.uk

Level 2 standard in Childcare.

Functional skills Level 2 in Maths and English.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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