Early Years Apprentice PENNINGTON NURSERY
We are looking for a full time apprentice working towards achieving their level 3 qualification in Early Years Childcare to join our very busy Nursery Your role will be to support the children in their playing and learning and assist the keyworkers in the rooms in providing a stimulating, fun and inviting learning environment.
Closing date: 29 Oct 2021
To be agreed upon appointment
Total hours per week: 34.00
Possible start date
05 Nov 2021
08 Jul 2021
Level 3 (A level)
Your role within the nursery will be to follow instruction from the room leader. You will be under supervision at all times but you will be expected to show your ability to work using your own initiative.
You will be required to:
- Ensure the care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
- Offering all children equal opportunities
- Positive management of children’s behaviour.
- Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the play rooms and equipment.
- Supervision of children at mealtimes.
- The staff at the Nursery are all here to help you while you are training. If you have any questions or are unsure of any of the procedures and routines please ask.
- Additional Requirements
- All staff members will require an enhanced DBS check.
Requirements and prospects
The successful candidate will have completed Level 2 and have basic safeguarding awareness.
We are looking for a lively, enthusiastic, self motivated person with a desire to learn.
None required, however maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process. Functional skills maths and English can also be supported if the successful candidate requires these in order to complete the standard.
As a growing business there is a possiblility of full time employment following the completion of your Level 3.
Things to consider
Our children are encouraged to explore lots of play activies both indoors and outdoors so it may get a little messy at times.
Staff meetings (usually termly) will be outside of working hours. You will be notified in advance.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.
About the employer
Pennington Nursery provides childcare for children from 3months to 5 years and also wrap around care for the neighbouring primary school. We are open between the hours of 7:30 am – 6:00pm Monday to Friday 51 weeks of the year. We are expanding with a brand new building over the summer due to demand in childcare places.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Furness College
Connor Dermody 01229 844836 email@example.com
Our Early Years team at Furness College will support you through a level 3 Early Years Educator standard.
The successful candidate will be expected to attend an Early Years class one evening per week 4.30pm-7.30pm at Furness College. Maths and English may be required dependant on GCSE results of the successful candidate. Online safeguarding courses and ongoing practical training will be part of the programme provided by both the nursery and Furness College.
Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)
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