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Apprentice Nursery Assistant LITTLE EXPLORERS CHILDCARE GROUP LTD

Little Explorers Day Nursery is looking for an enthusiastic apprentice who keen to start out on a career in childcare. Our nursery is set in a purpose built barn conversion surrounded by open countryside in Pakenham (5 miles from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk).

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday varied hours between 08.00-18.00

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066566

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice Nursery Assistant you will be working as part of the team, with children from 3 months to 5 years old. You will gain
experience in all aspects of nursery Care under the supervision and guidance of the Nursery Manager and Room Leaders.
All staff are expected to be flexible and help where needed. This will mean undertaking some domestic duties such as cleaning and food
preparation as part of providing quality child care.

The right candidate for the role will have these essential skills;

  • Good communication
  • Like being around children 
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Confident
  • Fun
  • Reliable
  • Flexible
  • Able to sing and play without worrying about what your colleagues think - they will be doing the same

We have an experienced team of staff who are all committed to providing children and their families with high quality care and
education in a fun and secure environment. 

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

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • online group training sessions will be organised in addition to regular 1:1 tutor meetings.
  • Functional skills will be studied in Maths and English if exemptions are not held. 
  • First Aid.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship there may be the opportunity for a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Patience, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

We spend time outside daily. The job will involve all aspects of childcare and some domestic duties.

About the employer

Little Explorers Day Nursery is looking for an enthusiastic apprentice who keen to start out on a career in childcare. Our nursery is set in a purpose built barn conversion surrounded by open countryside in Pakenham (5 miles from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk). We have an experienced team of staff who are all committed to providing children and their families with high quality care and education in a fun and secure environment.

Employer

LITTLE EXPLORERS CHILDCARE GROUP LTD

Address

4 Old Hall Barns, Thurston Road, Pakenham

BURY ST. EDMUNDS

IP31 2NG

Contact

Eileen Wardlaw

Eileen@littleexplorers-daynursery.co.uk

01359232111

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Aug 2022