Hopscotch is a small, independent nursery with a very friendly team. We are looking for a fun and enthusiastic character with a warm and caring nature towards young children to complete their level 3 Nursery Apprenticeship. We expect someone eager to learn about child development and help our current team across all ages, from 12 months to 4 years.
Closing date: 31 Aug 2022
Pay is up for negotiation and dependent on performance.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
01 Sep 2022
13 Jun 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Providing the best possible care and education through a high standard of practice.
- Promote and support the development of an innovative approach to children’s learning, based on a model that includes a respectful image of children as competent and capable, in an inclusive environment.
- To provide a stimulating, safe, caring and inclusive environment. To ensure all children’s social and emotional and physical well – being.
- Supporting the team throughout the day with general task such as setting up activities, lunch times and supporting practitioners with nappies.
- To support children in all 7 areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage through stimulating and fun activities planned around the children’s individual interests.
- To develop strong working relationships with parents as partners in their child’s development.
- To liaise with colleagues to plan and implement developmental programmes for the children.
- To proactively promote an inclusive environment in the setting welcoming all children and ensuring no child is discriminated on the grounds of disability, race, gender or cultural background.
- To facilitate a creative and innovative range of play and learning experiences for children, making full use of the indoor and outdoor environment throughout the year.
- To ensure that all Safeguarding Children Board procedures relating to child protection are adhered to as necessary and have a valid DBS.
- To attend monthly staff meetings as necessary.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 3 Early Years Practitioner
- Work based training
- The college assessor will visit you at work, observe your practise and set assignments for you to complete.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Progress into higher education, completing a foundation degree gaining a level 4 or 5.
- Continue on to graduate gaining a level 6 qualification.
- Progress even further into teaching.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
CITY OF BRISTOL COLLEGE
Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)
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