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Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 3 CHICKYWICKS NURSERIES LTD

The Apprenticeship lasts for 13 months and will be supported by an assessor throughout the Apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. This Apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful. This Apprenticeship will open doors to a variety of future roles & career paths within the Childcare Sector.

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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

    Apprentices are required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business, and punctuality is key. Working as part of a team and using own initiative are essential. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000058587

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision.
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures the child learns whilst having fun. Assisting in meeting OFSTED requirements.
  • Being a team player.
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for children appropriately.
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery.
  • Supporting children’s learning and development.
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs. Being creative and enthusiastic. Following Safeguarding rules and regulations.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. Apprentices must successfully evidence a First Aid qualification approved by EYFS. and qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion.   Other prospects could include applying for :

  • Room Leader Positions
  • Possible Management training
  • Springboard into Primary Education
  • Paediatric nursing
  • Continuous development in current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4 / C / Functional Skills L2) Essential

About the employer

Founded in 2008, Chickywicks aims to provide a home from home environment for your child. We are here to offer your children a fun-packed day in a safe, loving and stimulating environment. We are OFSTED registered and follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The new EYFS is linked to the planned activities of our Nursery to extend your child’s learning but we try hard to encourage learning and stimulation through play. Join our friendly, highly qualified staff who skilfully support children’s learning and development through effective teaching.

Employer

CHICKYWICKS NURSERIES LTD

Address

TARA HALL

ST JOHNS UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

HALLOWELL ROAD

HA6 1DR

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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