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Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Glaisdale Day Nursery

We are actively recruiting for a friendly and caring individual to join the family of nurseries. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career as an Apprentice in a supportive, fun environment providing a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 to Friday Variable between 0730 – 1830 – 8 hrs per day 40 hours per week to include Friday College day

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001812236

  • Positions

    1 available

This Apprenticeship will commence from September 2022, however you may be able to join the organisation as a Bank Staff employee prior to this to gain skills and experience. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting children in play and learning activities
  • Everyday care routines such as meal and sleep times
  • Enhancing the environment with creative and exciting ideas
  • Observing and record keeping of children’s development and planning to meet their individual needs supported by establishing positive relationships with parents and carers
  • You will need to support the managers and team in the day to day running of the room including keeping children safe and following the early years foundation stage statutory framework

Day release at College is required, where you will be supported by our assessors to complete your coursework and work towards your Level 3 qualification.

GCSE Maths and English required at 4 or above. 

Please call Hanna Roman, Nescot College for further information. 0208 394 3160


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to relate and interact with children
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with parents, carers and other childcare professionals
  • The ability to work as part of a team and follow instructions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Good observation and organisational skills
  • A willingness to learn new skills and ability to identify when they need support
  • A reasonable level of IT skills would be an advantage

Personal qualities

To be a successful apprentice and have a career within childcare, you will have the following personal qualities:

  • Be reliable, punctual and trustworthy
  • To always strive to do the best at all times with enthusiasm and a warm smile.
  • Enjoy being creative
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm at all times
  • Appropriate level of maturity and personal confidence
  • A willingness to reflect on own practice
  • An understanding of and respect for the diversity of all cultures and backgrounds
  • Demonstrate an awareness of confidentiality requirements and basic understanding of safeguarding children
  • You will need to be self-motivated, have the ability to plan your time and be organised. All these skills are needed to complete your qualification whilst learning on the job

Desired qualifications

  • A-C or grade 4 or above in English and Maths GCSEs or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards this
  • Previous experience in a childcare environment would be beneficial

Future prospects

We have an extremely high succession rate within our apprenticeship program and staff who have progressed onto management level.

Things to consider

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

Our valued client is a local childcare setting caring for children from 3 months-5 years. Operating from 6 rooms: x 2 baby room, x2 toddler rooms, x2 pre-school rooms. 

Employer

Glaisdale Day Nursery

Address

26

Manor Road

Sutton

SM2 7AG

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Training

Training provider

NORTH EAST SURREY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (NESCOT)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nescot College

Contact

Hanna Roman 0208 394 3160 hroman@nescot.ac.uk

Early Years Educator L3 Apprenticeship. Full training will be provided by Nescot College and the employer 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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