Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Apprentice Early Years Educator Smileys Creche

Support the nursery’s commitment on safeguarding children in all aspects of the nursery service. Work within Early Years Team, supporting the planning and implementation of activities with individual or groups of children; promoting effective teaching and learning.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 30 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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

    30+ hours over 5 days. Monday to Friday between the hours of 06:30 and 18:00, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001836646

  • Positions

    1 available

A recipe for the perfect Smiley’s team member:

  • A large measure of creativity, and a fun-loving nature
  • A huge dollop of passion for the Early Years
  • A splash of enthusiasm, with the confidence to sing out of tune and dance like nobody is watching
  • A cupful of kindness to be able to nurture children and help them to develop
  • A sprinkle of confidence to leave work each day, covered in a variety of mystery stains
  • A dusting of spontaneity
  • An ounce of pride to take in all aspects of your work, and the achievements that you have supported
  • A gallon of team spirit; to communicate effectively and strive for excellence together
  • A pint of imagination to inspire children’s curiosity and sense of wonder
  • Mix together with an enquiring mind and a desire to learn
  • One last spoonful of quirkiness to be able to think outside of the box
  • Finally, serve in a nursery like no other

Day to day duties include

  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.
  • Keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • Ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of working with children

Personal qualities

  • A large measure of creativity, and a fun-loving nature
  • A huge dollop of passion for the Early Years
  • A splash of enthusiasm, with the confidence to sing out of tune and dance like nobody is watching
  • A cupful of kindness to be able to nurture children and help them to develop
  • A sprinkle of confidence to leave work each day, covered in a variety of mystery stains
  • A dusting of spontaneity
  • An ounce of pride to take in all aspects of your work, and the achievements that you have supported
  • A gallon of team spirit; to communicate effectively and strive for excellence together
  • A pint of imagination to inspire children’s curiosity and sense of wonder
  • Mix together with an enquiring mind and a desire to learn
  • One last spoonful of quirkiness to be able to think outside of the box

Desired qualifications

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Position as Level 3 Early Years Educator upon completion.


About the employer

Private day Nursery providing a service to families of Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust.

Employer

Smileys Creche

Address

Worcester Royal Hospital

Newtown Road, Charles Hastings Way

Worcester

WR5 1DD

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

Education and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Education and Skills

Contact

Jemma Roper 07497845367 jemma.roper@education-and-skills.com

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.