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Nursery Apprentice Footstep Nursery School

Footsteps Nursery are looking for a Nursery Apprentice to work as a part of their team under the direction of the mangers to provide safe, high quality education and care for young children.

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

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    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 9am - 4pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001766893

  • Positions

    1 available

Footsteps Nursery are looking for a Nursery Apprentice to work as a part of the nursery team under the direction of the mangers to provide safe, high quality education and care for young children.

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • To help to set up the room for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of a session.
  • To work with the children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation, liaising with staff ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met.
  • Working to the best of your ability at all times. 
  • Work as part of a team following our positive teamwork guidelines:
  • Display a cooperative and positive attitude
  • Offer solutions to team problems, not complaints
  • Support team members’ ideas & suggestions
  • Offer to assist others when time is available
  • Make positive comments about team members
  • Ask for others’ ideas & demonstrate consideration of others 
  • Assist other team members when they ask for help
  • To advise the managers of any concerns e.g., over children, parents, or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To attend staff meetings as necessary.
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff learned as part of the job. This includes online networking and forums and all eye Log data.
     

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Patient
• Understanding 
• Good communication skills
• Good time keeping skills  

Personal qualities

• Enthusiastic
• Positive
• Motivated

Desired qualifications

To be considered for this role you will need GCSEs at grades 9-3 (A*-D) or equivalent including English and maths.
*This is for a level 2 and 3 Childcare qualification*

Future prospects

The potential of full time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Applications must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders that have been made against them.  The role is for 38 weeks a year, term time only.

Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.


About the employer

We are a small 35 place nursery offering care for children aged 0-5 years, based at Biddenham Upper School as a separate purpose built nursery. We are looking to work with an enthusiastic person who has a positive attitude and willingness to learn and become a skilled childcare practitioner.

Employer

Footstep Nursery School

Address

Biddenham Biddenham Turn

Bedford

MK40 4AZ

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Training

Training provider

BEDFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bedford College

Contact

Julie Carter 07887 787813 jcarter@bedford.ac.uk

You will gain the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
- Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

You will also study a range of topics, including Introducing the role of the early years practitioner, legislation, framework and professional practice,  play, development and learning for school and Professional development

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Jan 2022