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Apprentice Early Years Educator - Sidcop Nursery - Barnsley -S72 8TQ - CB004 Sidcop Road Community Nursery

Sidcop Nursery has a fantastic opportunity for a driven and passionate individual to join the part of the Childcare care team. The ideal candidate will already hold the level 2 qualification in childcare.

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £137.60

    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

    Monday - Friday, between the hours of 08:30 - 18:30, shifts to be confirmed at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001745146

  • Positions

    1 available

The main duties for this job role are as follows,

  • Check all toys and equipment in the nursery considering health and safety at all times
  • Ensure that all daily routines are followed
  • Prepare snacks for children within the setting
  • Provide a full and varied plan of safe, entertaining, and creative play, to ensure each child reaches their full potential
  • Recording observations and updating individual children records
  • Put forward ideas for planning topics and activities
  • Adhere to all the nurseries policies
  • Ensure that confidentiality is applied at all times to children, staff, parents, and carers.
  • Be responsible for setting up, carrying out and evaluating activities
  • Carry out activities and cleaning duties when required within the nursery. Ensuring the premises are clean and tidy in preparation for the following day
  • Attend regular meetings with other staff members
  • Flexibility to be shown by all staff, to cover in other rooms as and when required
  • Carry out any request made by the manager immediately 
  • Promote and advertise the Nursery in a positive way at all times (This may include leaflet distribution)
  • Report any concerns regarding a child to the manger, in confidence

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills (to children, carers, parents, and or guardians)

Personal qualities

  • A happy, positive attitude and approach to work at all times
  • Ability to use own initiative and common sense at all times
  • To provide a caring environment for all children
  • Ensure that everyone is made to feel welcome within the nursery: Children, Parents, Visitors and Staff
  • Patient
  • Punctual
  • Honest
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Friendly
  • Caring

Desired qualifications

You have already attained a level 2 Diploma in Childcare (or equivalent) and your looking to progress onto a level 3 we will require GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship placement you may be offered a full-time position subject to the needs of the business.

Things to consider

Please ensure you can commute to and from the business within a respectable time.


About the employer

Sidcop Nursery believes that all children are individuals and will reach their potential in a warm and inviting environment.  

We will help your children to develop skills early, learning through play and the age appropriate activities and experiences in a safe place.

We provide a range of quality affordable childcare to meet all your childcare needs and have done since 1995.

Employer

Sidcop Road Community Nursery

Address

Sidcop Road

Barnsley

S72 8TQ

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Training

Training provider

EDEN TRAINING SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eden Training Solutions

Contact

Caitlyn Blakeway 01709889868 caitlynjoblakeway@eden-ts.com

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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