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Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 3 STEP BY STEP NURSERY LTD

Working in a Childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 – 5. Completing a variety of day to day childcare tasks to ensure that children’s needs, welfare and education is catered for. Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, to provide a high level of service for the childcare setting.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067839

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years -
  • Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months, where you will be supported by a dedicated assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor and other staff 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.

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

  • Level 3 - 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.

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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to attend online training with your Assessor for 10 days out of your 13-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

Here at Step By Step Nurseries & Pre-schools, we understand the importance of the pre-school years in your little one's development. We provide an 'active learning' environment so children can grow, explore and discover the skills required for the next phase of their education.

Employer

STEP BY STEP NURSERY LTD

Address

15 CHANDLER STREET

LONDON

E1W 2QL

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Contact

Stuart Beer

sb@swiftcc.co.uk

07875009366

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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