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Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship LES CHATONS LIMITED

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, to take on the role of Nursery Apprentice for our well-established nursery in Kensington. You will be supporting the baby room practitioners and working alongside them to ensure that the highest standards of care and education are provided.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £229.28

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 1pm to 6pm

    Total hours per week: 25.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001833637

  • Positions

    1 available

Les Chatons are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, to take on the role of Nursery Apprentice level 2 or level, 3 for their well-established nursery in Kensington. The setting offers nursery education for children aged 0 to five years all year round. You will be supporting the baby room practitioners and working alongside them to ensure that the highest standards of care and education are provided. You should have excellent communication and organisational skills in addition to willingness to learn and being committed to the apprenticeship.

The dedicated staff team ensure all the children in our care are kept busy by offering a wide range of activities every day. Our rooms have been designed with lots of different areas to ensure everyone has plenty of room to play, learn, explore and have fun in. The setting is located in Kensington, walking distance to green spaces where the children can enjoy fresh air and be physically active daily.

Working Hours:

Monday – Friday – 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Duties will include:

  • Assist the room leader in the day to day tasks of the classroom
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work with children and their families in a sensitive and positive way.
  • Creativity and imagination for game playing
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Planning and supervising activities like arts and crafts, music and cooking
  • Helping children to learn numeracy and language skills through games
  • Taking children on outings
  • Feeding and changing babies
  • Observing children and making notes to write reports
  • Making sure children are safe and well
  • Any ad-hoc duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No specific skills have been specified we are looking for someone to develop skills in a nurturing environment.

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about children with a desire to give them the best start in life
  • A warm & friendly team player
  • Wanting to develop your skills in a nurturing environment
  • A self-starter who can work on initiative

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in maths or English C/4

Future prospects

Upon completion depending on which level you complete you will either recieve a level 2 or 3 Early Years Practitioner qualification.


About the employer

The  French Nursery offers an inspiring and joyful environment for each child to develop their emotional, social, intellectual and physical skills.

The children who attend our school are fully supported in their learning journey by a team of skilled multilingual teachers.Our Nursery School provides high standards of education for children, who can enjoy carefully prepared activities, a comprehensive range of recreational facilities and also have access to IT resources. Our Nursery School provides high standards of education for children, who can enjoy carefully prepared activities, a comprehensive range of recreational facilities and also have access to IT resources. We see education as a partnership between teachers, children and parents.

Parents and carers may accompany their little ones in school for the duration of the child’s adaptation to separation during class. Our firm belief is that every child should have every opportunity to develop their talents to the full. We have an unrelenting focus on raising standards in all aspect of the school life. At Les Chatons, children understand that they have a voice which is heard and valued.

Employer

LES CHATONS LIMITED

Address

24

Kensington Square

London

W8 5HN

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Training

Training provider

THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company

Contact

Ayesha Barson 07706 342 881 ayesha.barson@thechildcarecompany.com

Over the course of 15 – 18 months (dependent upon the level of course an apprentice is being enrolled onto), you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare, wellbeing principles for children and at higher levels, child protection, data, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management (these modules may differ).

Early Years Practitioner Qualification

If you do not hold GCSE maths & English (or equivalent), these will be delivered alongside the apprenticeship programme.

Our delivery of training is through blended learning. Supported by one of our sector specialist tutors, they will deliver teaching sessions using various methods including face to face teaching, Skype, Facetime, telephone and peer virtual classroom whilst using our interactive multi-sensory teaching resources.

Teaching sessions are normally bi-weekly or monthly, depending on the learner’s preferred learning style. Additionally, the tutor will provide the support required to ensure the learner enjoys and ultimately successfully achieves their goals and completes their training. We want learners to feel that our team are approachable at any stage of their learning journey.

You will initially take an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly. We ensure that you stay on track to complete your programme on time by managing your expectations through our state-of-the-art e-portfolio system. At the end of your programme, your learnt knowledge, skills and behaviours will be assessed by an independent assessor in your end point assessment (EPA).

As part of the apprenticeship, alongside your job role, 20% of your time in work must be dedicated to developing new skills. This can be any time devoted to learning and improving new skills without interruption.

The Childcare Company is an Ofsted ‘Grade 2 Good’ established leading National training provider delivering high quality apprenticeships in partnership with childcare employers to support the development and growth of our workforce.

The Childcare Company is dedicated that each apprentice has the best possible learning journey, by providing training that develops the apprentice’s workplace skills, knowledge and personal development (behaviours), that will have a positive impact on them, in their workplace and in the wider society and most importantly sets a solid foundation to progress in their chosen career path.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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